SOURCE: New Leaf Brands, Inc.

March 09, 2010 10:30 ET

New Leaf Tea Now Available in Cleveland, Ohio Through Second Largest Miller Brewing Company Distributor in the State

ORANGEBURG, NY--(Marketwire - March 9, 2010) - New Leaf Brands, Inc. (OTCBB: NLEF) ("Company"), a provider of great tasting, all natural, healthy beverages, is pleased to announce a distribution agreement with Beverage Distributors, Inc. in Cleveland, Ohio.

Beverage Distributors was established in 1933 and today is the second largest distributor for the Miller Brewing Company in Ohio and among the 30 largest single location distributors in the United States, servicing more than 2600 retail locations in the Cleveland area. Beverage Distributors also has exclusive agreements with Heineken USA, Diageo-Guinness USA, Mike's Hard Lemonade Co., Boston Beer Company, Pabst Brewing Company and now New Leaf Brands.

Eric Skae, New Leaf President and CEO, stated, "We are excited to refresh the city of Cleveland with 'The Official Beverage of Taste™' through Beverage Distributors, one of the largest distributors in the country. This is the second major city in Ohio that we have begun distributing to in recent months and move on step closer to bringing New Leaf to the entire state."

About New Leaf Brands, Inc.:

Founded by Eric Skae in 2004 in Orangeburg, New York, New Leaf was created with the vision of providing great tasting, healthy beverages for consumers. New Leaf Tea was the company's first product and was born out of that vision and now is available to consumers in 14 unique flavors and in over 8,000 outlets including restaurants, delis, health food stores, pizzerias and other retail establishments. New Leaf Teas are sweetened with 100% organic cane sugar. For more information, please visit www.newleafbrands.com.

This press release may contain forward-looking statements, made in reliance upon Section 21D of the Exchange Act of 1934, which involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties or other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the results, performance, or expectations implied by these forward-looking statements. The Company's expectations, among other things, are dependent upon general economic conditions, continued demand for its products, the availability of raw materials, retention of its key management and operating personnel, its ability to operate its subsidiary companies effectively, need for and availability of additional capital as well as other uncontrollable or unknown factors which are more fully disclosed in the Company's Form 10-Ks and 10-Qs on file with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

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