DNA Beverage Corporation Inks Agreement With Baltimore Beverage to Expand Distribution to the Mid-Atlantic Region

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OCA RATON, Fla., Mar 23, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — DNA Beverage Corporation (Pink Sheets:DNAB), makers of DNA Energy Drink(R), named the world’s best tasting energy drink for 2010 at the World Beverage Competition in Geneva, Switzerland and DNA Meat Snacks, both favorites of the action sports community, announced today that its complete line of products are now available to consumers in the Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S.



Baltimore Beverage (“BB”), a division of Vending Plus, is based in Glen Burnie, MD and has 40 employees. BB is a full line DSD and vending distributor of Snacks, Waters, Juices and Teas distributing to independents, convenience stores and deli’s. Bill Cawthorne, BB’s owner, stated, “I am very happy to have DNA and its quality line of products aboard as part of our portfolio. In just a few short weeks DNA has already proved successful and I feel confident that DNA will be a strong brand in the portfolio.”



Ty Harris, DNA’s new vice president of sales for the Eastern U.S. and former general sales manager for New Leaf Tea and northeast director of the Snapple Beverage Group said, “DNA looks forward to building a lasting relationship with Bill Cawthorne and Baltimore Beverage. We are confident that BB will provide the kind of support we have become known for, the kind necessary to successfully grow the DNA brand.”



About DNA Products



DNA Beef Jerky, DNA Shred Stix and DNA Energy Drinks are products of DNA Beverage Corporation. DNA Energy Drinks and DNA Meat Snacks are high quality products manufactured to exact standards to achieve superior taste. DNA Energy Drink comes in Citrus, Sugar Free Citrus, and Lemon Lime flavors. DNA Beef Jerky comes in Original and Teriyaki flavors and DNA Shred Stix come in Original, Pizza, and Spicy Jalapeno flavors.



DNA Energy Drink and DNA Shred Stix remain true to its action sports roots. We support athletes, artists, and events on the local and national levels. We also support our accounts and local shops through our grass roots marketing programs. For more info go to www.dnabeveragecorp.com.



For more information about DNA Energy Drink, its athletes and sponsorships, please visit: www.dnaenergydrink.com



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