DNA Beverage and Anheuser-Busch Wholesaler Quality Brands Sign Distribution Agreement

BOCA RATON, Fla., May 18, 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 Quality Brands of DeLand, Florida has become the first Anheuser-Busch house to distribute DNA's complete line of products in the region.

Robbie Roberson, President of Quality Brands stated, "DNA is the up and comer in the energy drink and meat snack business. The product line is awesome and the entire DNA team is a pleasure to work with as well."

The Roberson Family tradition with Anheuser-Busch, the world's largest brewer, spans more than 75 Years with Quality Brands having a 43 year, customer-driven presence in the West Volusia county area.

"It is an honor to have Quality Brands take over the distribution of our complete product line in the territory" said Darren M. Marks, President of DNA. Mr. Marks added, "The significance of having the clout of a Budweiser distributor behind our brand cannot be overstated, especially when competing for retail shelf-space and position. We look forward to expanding our relationships with Anheuser-Busch wholesalers throughout the state and beyond," concluded Marks.

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.