SOURCE: Reed's, Inc.

Reed's, Inc.

February 25, 2009 09:00 ET

Reed's, Inc. Expands Virgil's Natural Soda Line With Introduction of Virgil's Orange Cream Soda

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - February 25, 2009) - Reed's, Inc. (NASDAQ: REED), maker of the top-selling sodas in natural food stores nationwide, announced today that Virgil's Orange Cream Soda will be launched this next week. The product is being offered in 12 oz. long neck bottles and packaged as a 4 pack.

Virgil's Orange Cream Soda is a classic cream soda recipe made naturally using the finest orange flavor, vanilla beans and unrefined cane sugar.

"Orange and Orange Cream Sodas have been hitting the most popular flavor lists recently. We decided it was time to launch a Virgil's version of this American classic. This means making it with the absolute best natural ingredients for the ultimate experience possible," commented Chris Reed, Founder and CEO of Reed's, Inc. "Virgil's Root Beer is a three time 'Outstanding Beverage' winner in the NASFT, the national gourmet trade. No other beverage has won even twice. When we make a line extension to sit alongside Virgil's Root Beer, we have to make an extraordinary product. We have already presold it to many of our distributors and expect a pretty quick path to market with our core customers," added Mr. Reed.

About Reed's, Inc.

Reed's, Inc. makes the top selling sodas in natural food markets nationwide and is currently selling in 10,500 supermarkets in natural foods and mainstream. Its six award-winning non-alcoholic Ginger Brews are unique in the beverage industry, being brewed, not manufactured and using fresh ginger, spices and fruits in a brewing process that predates commercial soft drinks. In addition, the Company owns the top selling root beer line in natural foods, the Virgil's Root Beer product line, and the top selling cola line in natural foods, the China Cola product line. Other product lines include: Reed's Ginger Candies and Reed's Ginger Ice Creams.

Reed's products are sold through specialty gourmet and natural food stores, mainstream supermarket chains, retail stores and restaurants nationwide, and in Canada. For more information about Reed's, please visit the company's website at: or call 800-99-REEDS.

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