LOS ANGELES, CA–(Marketwired – Dec 24, 2013) – Reed’s, Inc. (NYSE MKT: REED), maker of the top-selling sodas in natural food stores nationwide and the number two selling Kombucha line of fermented, probiotic organic teas, announced today that Haggen Food & Pharmacy has authorized four flavors of Reed’s Culture Club Kombucha in all 32 of their Haggen and Top Food and Drug stores throughout the Oregon and Washington markets.
Chris Reed, Founder and CEO of Reed’s, Inc. stated, “Our new Reed’s Culture Club Kombucha authorization with Haggen Food & Pharmacy reflects our commitment and success in expanding our kombucha into the mainstream marketplace. Our Haggen authorization strengthens our distribution and presence in this growing functional juice and tea category. Reed’s Culture Club is distributed in over 5000 locations, and is currently ranked the number two Kombucha nationally.”
About Haggen Food and Pharmacy
Haggen Food & Pharmacy is the largest independent grocery retailer in the Pacific Northwest. Haggen operates over thirty stores under the Haggen and Top Food & Drug name, primarily on the I-5 corridor between the Canadian border and the Portland, Oregonmetro area. Haggen is currently headquartered in Bellingham, Washington and got its start there in 1933 when Ben Haggen, Dorothy Haggen, and Doug Clark opened the first store on Bay Street in Bellingham.
About Reed’s, Inc.
Reed’s, Inc. makes the top-selling natural sodas in the natural foods industry sold in over 13,000 natural food markets and supermarkets nationwide. Its six award-winning non-alcoholic Ginger Brews are unique in the beverage industry, being brewed, not manufactured and using fresh ginger, spices and fruits in a brewing process that predates commercial soft drinks. The Company owns the top-selling root beer line in natural foods, the Virgil’s Root Beer product line, and the top-selling cola line in natural foods, the China Cola product line. In 2012, the Company launched Reed’s Culture Club Kombucha line of organic live beverages. Other product lines include: Reed’s Ginger Candies and Reed’s Ginger Ice Creams. In 2009, Reed’s started producing private label natural beverages for select national chains. Reed’s products are sold through specialty gourmet and natural food stores, mainstream supermarket chains, retail stores and restaurants nationwide, and in Canada, as well as through private label relationships with major supermarket chains.
For more information about Reed’s, please visit the Company’s website at:http://www.reedsinc.com or call 800-99-REEDS.