Tonino Lamborghini

May 25, 2011 13:07 ET

Tonino Lamborghini Objects to Recent Announcement

BOLOGNA, ITALY--(Marketwire - May 25, 2011) - Tonino Lamborghini s.r.l. wishes to comment on a recent press release issued by Blue Gold Beverages. Mr Gian Luca Filippi, CEO, says: "The Tonino Lamborghini Group announces that the contents of the recent press release 'Blue Gold Beverages Acquires the Exclusive Distribution Agreements for Lamborghini Energy Drinks', which also claims that Blue Gold Beverages is purchasing such rights from Epic Nutrition Canada, are false and unfounded."

"Neither Blue Gold Beverages Inc. nor Epic Nutrition Canada or Epic Nutrition USA have any right upon the Tonino Lamborghini Energy Drink, neither as distributor nor as trademark licensee, for the Canadian and US market."

"No agreement has ever been executed between the Tonino Lamborghini Group and the mentioned companies which are not entitled to represent and/or act on behalf of the Tonino Lamborghini Group."

"Tonino Lamborghini s.r.l. is the sole lawful owner of the 'Tonino Lamborghini' registered trademark and OfficinaGastronomicas.r.l. is the worldwide exclusive licensee of such trademark for branding the Tonino Lamborghini Energy Drink product."

"There is only one Tonino Lamborghini Energy Drink which is made in Italy and cannot be manufactured, imported, promoted and marketed in the United States, Canada or anywhere else without the approval of OfficinaGastronomicas.r.l."

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Since 1981, thanks to several partnerships with Italian and foreign companies, the Tonino Lamborghini Group is active in different sectors including: accessories and apparel, design, furniture, fashion and sport accessories, DIY and gardening tools, food and beverage delicacies and hospitality (hotel, residence, cafes).

The Tonino Lamborghini Group is a 'creative projecting office' that has come up with the concept of 'lifestyle by Tonino Lamborghini', a coordinated universe of style that today is divided into 7 areas (fashion, home, sport, hospitality, electronics, food & beverage and b2b) covering over 38 product types.

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