New Leaf Brands announces Sweet Tea flavor

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SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA – October 8, 2009 – New Leaf Brands, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Baywood International, Inc. (OTCBB: BAYW) (“Company”), today announced their newest flavor, Sweet Tea, to its line of all-natural ready-to-drink teas. New Leaf’s version of Sweet Tea is a smooth blend of black tea and evaporated organic pure cane sugar, giving the product a smooth and refined taste. Sweet Tea is a form of iced tea in which pure cane sugar is added to the tea while it is still hot, allowing for super saturation of the solution. This enables the tea to hold more dissolved sweetener than under colder temperatures. Popularity for sweet teas is seen most in the Southern United States.

With 24 grams of sugar per serving, as opposed to 19 grams in their other flavors, it is the perfect remedy for any sweet tooth. Ingredients include Premium Brewed Black Tea Blend, Filtered Water, Organic Evaporated Cane Sugar and Citric Acid.

“Turning over a New Leaf has always been about looking for something better. Whether better means health, taste or just a state of mind – that is what we are about,” stated Eric Skae, Founder and President of New Leaf.

About New Leaf:

Founded by Eric Skae in 2004 in Orangeburg, New York, New Leaf Brands was created with the vision of providing healthy beverages for consumers that are great-tasting and made only with high quality ingredients. New Leaf Tea was the company’s first product that 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, pizzerias and other retail establishments. For more information, please visit

About Baywood:

Baywood International, Inc. (OTC BB: BAYW) (“Baywood”) develops, markets and sells nutraceutical and nutritionally enhanced products and new age beverages under its own brands. Baywood merges its expertise in nutritional formulation with its leverage in sales and distribution to deliver the most effective and progressive products to market. Currently, Baywood’s products are sold under the LifeTime® nutraceutical brand and the New Leaf® Tea brand.

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.