The Great NW gets caffeinated! BAWLS Guarana now available at Fred Meyer Stores


iami, FL – June 22, 2009 – The Great Northwest is FUELED! BAWLS Guarana products are now available at Fred Meyer – the prominent retailer in the Northwest.

Fred Meyer is Kroger’s multi-department chain and the first of its kind in the Northwest. The popular retailer offers a one-stop shopping experience with a variety of store departments including grocery, electronics, sporting goods, home improvement, jewelry, and now BAWLS! BAWLS Guarana and G33K B33R 10oz glass bottles are now available at all 130 Fred Meyer locations in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Alaska.

The Fred Meyer alliance caps off a successful first half of 2009 for BAWLS Guarana and follows recently-announced partnerships with other NW-area chains including Jacksons Food Stores, Plaid Pantry and Bartell Drugs. “The addition of Fred Meyer to our already growing list of retailers greatly solidifies our position in the Northwest and in the Alaska market,” commented BAWLS COO Christina Staalstrom.


Named for the “bounce” the drink packs, BAWLS Guarana is a refreshing, high-caffeine soda infused guarana – naturally-caffeinated berry harvested in the Amazonian rainforest. Since 1996, BAWLS Guarana’s smooth, citrus crème soda taste, eye-catching packaging and naturally-caffeinated kick have fueled the days and nights of millions of heavy-eyed students, techies, professionals and athletes in need of a BOUNCE. Headquartered in Miami, FL, BAWLS Guarana beverages are available at supermarkets, convenience stores and electronics retailers nationwide. For more information, visit