DNA Beverage and Amster Kritz Company to Team Up in the State of Ohio

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OCA RATON, Fla., Apr 27, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — DNA Beverage Corporation (Pink Sheets:DNAB), producers of the award winning and great tasting favorites of the action sports community DNA Energy Drink(R), DNA Beef Jerky(TM) and DNA Shred Stix(TM), announced today that it has begun shipments to Amster Kirtz Company in Ohio. Amster Kirtz, the region’s largest candy tobacco/specialty distributor, services over 1,100 Convenience Stores and College Convenience Stores including The Ohio State University and Kent State University. Amster also services Ohio’s prison system, goodwill industries and hospital gift shops including the Cleveland Clinic and Akron City Hospitals.



Jim Griffith, an Amster Kirtz buyer stated, “We are very pleased to have been able to add the DNA product line to our extensive client portfolio and feel that DNA’s products will appeal to and resonate with our customer base. DNA’s quality products, unique flavor profiles and value pricing made a compelling argument and easy decision to take the line on,” added Griffith.



Jeff Martin, DNA’s newly appointed Midwest vice president, said that the Amster Kirtz Company not only provides a conventional solution to obtaining distribution through the 1,100 independent convenience stores it presently services but an amazing opportunity to address those hard to reach specialty locations like colleges, hospitals, clinics and prisons. Martin added, “We anticipate to rapidly expand our footprint in the Midwest over the next few months by building a powerful distribution network.”



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.