Reed’s, Inc. Announces Illinois Launch

Reed’s, Inc.(NASDAQ: REED)announced today that Earl Gaudio & Son, a leading beer and new age beverage distributor, has agreed to distribute Reed’s product line throughout Eastern Illinois.

Christopher Reed, Founder and CEO of Reed’s, Inc., stated, "Earl Gaudio & Son has an established reputation for providing leading, quality brands throughout Eastern Illinois and we are very pleased to partner with such a strong distributor. This is consistent with our strategy of partnering with leading distributors within their respective markets as we continue to grow Reed’s national presence."

Earl Gaudio & Son, Inc., an Anheuser-Busch distributor, started in 1904 and has been family owned for four generations. The company’s mission is to provide quality products and service to people of the following Illinois counties: Vermilion, Edgar, Iroqouis, Clark, Douglas and Champaign and the Indiana Counties of: Vermillion, Warren and Fountain.