Reed’s, Inc. Announces Partnership With Beverage Network of Maryland

LOS ANGELES, CA–(Marketwire – September 9, 2009) – Reed’s, Inc. (NASDAQ: REED), maker of the top-selling sodas in natural food stores nationwide announced today that it has formed a partnership with Jessup, Maryland based Beverage Network of Maryland. Beverage Network of Maryland distributes a variety of beverage products including Voss Water, Vernors Sodas, Welch’s, Crush, Cintron Teas, Nesquick, Skinny Water and non-alcoholic beers.

Morris Stodard, President and CEO of Beverage Network of Maryland, commented, “We are extremely excited about our new distribution partnership with Reed’s, Inc. Selling the #1 premium all natural soft drinks to our customers in the greater Baltimore, Maryland, Washington, DC and Northern Virginia will prove to be a tremendous opportunity for both of our companies.”

Joe Mihok VP of Sales, Central Region for Reed’s, added, “Partnering with Beverage Network of Maryland is a tremendous opportunity for Reed’s to penetrate an important Mid-Atlantic market. Their reach extends across one of the largest metropolitan areas in the country. Beverage Network of Maryland will help Reed’s and Virgil’s gain access into distribution channels and accounts where our brands have not yet penetrated, including Giant Food of Landover and many others.”

About Beverage Network of Maryland

Beverage Network of Maryland offers brands such as Voss and Welch’s and services 3,000 retail accounts in the Baltimore/Washington, DC and Northern Virginia markets with 10 sales reps and 12 delivery vehicles. The Company sells warehouse direct over ten brands including Oh Water and Vernors, among others to Giant Food, the largest grocery chain in the Baltimore/Washington market.

About Reed’s, Inc.

Reed’s, Inc. makes the top selling sodas in natural food markets nationwide and is currently selling in 10,500 supermarkets in natural foods and mainstream. 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. In addition, 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. Other product lines include: Reed’s Ginger Candies and Reed’s Ginger Ice Creams.

Reed’s products are sold through specialty gourmet and natural food stores, mainstream supermarket chains, retail stores and restaurants nationwide, and in Canada. For more information about Reed’s, please visit the company’s website at: or call 800-99-REEDS.

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