IZZE Sparkling Juice Now Available at Noodles & Company Nationwide

BOULDER, Colo. – IZZE Beverage Company, the leader in the sparkling juice category, announced today its sparkling juice line is now available nationwide at Noodles & Company, the quick-casual globally inspired eatery that serves fresh cuisine, sautéed and grilled-to-order.

“As frequent Noodles & Company diners ourselves, we are thrilled that IZZE is now available at this fresh, globally inspired restaurant,” said IZZE Beverage Company co-founder and CEO Todd Woloson. “We strive to emulate this Boulder-based company in so many ways, and we feel confident that Noodles & Company’s customers will embrace IZZE as a healthy beverage alternative.”

Selected as the fastest growing restaurant company on the Inc. 500 list for four years in a row, Noodles & Company now offers IZZE in Sparkling Blackberry, Sparkling Clementine and Sparkling Grapefruit for $1.75 per 12- ounce bottle in more than 100 locations nationwide.
“IZZE beverages are an excellent fit for our fresh, globally inspired menu,”
said Aaron Kennedy, Noodles & Company’s founder and CEO. “Its crisp, clean flavor profile appeals to our customers, who are healthy, active people that appreciate IZZE’s refreshing flavors and simple, wholesome ingredients.”

IZZE Sparkling Juice, an all-natural blend of pure fruit juice and sparkling water, is free of added sweeteners, artificial ingredients, preservatives, and caffeine.

About Noodles & Company:
Founded in 1995, Noodles & Company currently has 100 restaurants throughout the U.S. and plans to open 40 more locations in 2005. Noodles & Company’s chef-driven menu of globally inspired, healthy, indulgent, spicy and comforting dishes are prepared with the finest ingredients, including artisan sauces; hand-picked herbs and native spices; crisp, hearty vegetables and field greens; freshly grilled chicken breast, beef, gulf shrimp and organic tofu.
The restaurant blends its fresh, global influence with quick, convenient and welcoming service; honest value; and a comfortable atmosphere where everyone feels at home.

About IZZE Beverage Company:
The IZZE Beverage Company was founded in 2002 by two friends who set out to create a distinctive natural beverage while raising awareness for The Global Education Fund, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing educational opportunities for underrepresented individuals throughout the world. IZZE Sparkling Juice is now sold nationally in Starbucks, Target stores and Harry & David, as well as in local Whole Foods Markets, Wild Oats Markets, grocery stores, and casual and fine restaurants and delis across the United States, Caribbean and South Pacific. IZZE is available in six flavors:
Sparkling Blackberry, Sparkling Blueberry, Sparkling Clementine, Sparkling Grapefruit, Sparkling Lemon and Sparkling Pear, and is sold in 4-packs, single- serve 12-and 16-ounce glass bottles, and 8.4-ounce cans. For more information, visit www.izze.com.