Apple Rush Engages Hardy Bottling Company to Provide Products for Southeastern and Southwestern USA

DOLTON, Ill., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Apple Rush Co., Inc. (Pink Sheets: APRU), has announced that the Company has entered into an arrangement with the Hardy Bottling Company in Memphis, TN to produce its Apple Rush cans for sales east of the Rockies and covering both the Southwestern and Southeastern region of the US. Hardy Bottling ( is a full line, state of the art contract packer that can produce a variety of beverages, in several formats and packages. The plant’s high volume bottle and can production lines, as well as it being a certified organic and kosher approved facility, gives Apple Rush a strong and reliable producer in this region.

Apple Rush envisions a significant advantage in developing its relationship with the Hardy Bottling Company. Hardy’s strategic location for distribution will benefit the company as its sales grow. Memphis is home to one of the largest inter-model hubs in the US, which can be utilized for significant freight savings. The Hardy facility offers a variety of contract packing option for Apple Rush, which gives it the ability to start with Cans and eventually move into producing its glass bottles. The plant offers a wide variety of can packaging capabilities form 4 packs, 6 packs, 8 packs, 12 can fridge packs and 24 pack cans in a variety of delivery containers. Apple Rush sees the development of this relationship as another key factor in the building process that will allow it to position itself for growth.

“Hardy Bottling will play a key role in the future growth of Apple Rush. They provide all that we could ever envision in a contract facility; organic & kosher certified and the ability to produce our products in both cans and bottles. They have the line capacity to handle significant growth and a strategic logistical advantage for our business as we moved into the future. We are extremely pleased to continue to develop our relation ship with Hardy. This move to utilize Hardy, will help us in securing new and larger customers, where volume and supply are an issue. Larger production runs also reduce the cost to produce our products keeping us competitive,” stated Robert Corr, President of Apple Rush Co., Inc.

About Apple Rush Co., Inc.:

Apple Rush Company, Inc. is a producer of Organic 100% Juice Sparkling Beverages. The company markets its products through an extensive distribution network nearly 40 Distributors throughout the U.S. and in foreign markets. The Company’s flagship product line of Organic Apple Rush(TM) Sparkling Beverages currently has six mainstream flavors in glass bottles. Three top selling flavors will also be available in cans in October 2009. Ongoing information is available at

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