Old Tappan, NJ, July 22, 2010 – New Leaf Brands, Inc. (OTCBB: NLEF) ("Company"), a provider of great tasting, all natural, healthy beverages, today announced the expansion of their distribution with Whole Foods Market® through 42 additional Southern Pacific division stores.
Whole Foods Market is the world's largest retailer of natural and organic foods with more than 270 stores throughout North America and the United Kingdom. The company has authorized distribution of New Leaf's unique tea flavors sweetened with 100% organic cane sugar, in 42 additional stores in the Southern Pacific division which includes Southern California, Arizona, Nevada and Hawaii. New Leaf is already available in Whole Foods' Mid-Atlantic, Northeast, and Rocky Mountain Division stores.
"We are very pleased to broaden our relationship with the largest natural and organic food grocer in the world," stated Eric Skae, New Leaf President and CEO. "Our relationship with Whole Foods has been a success thus far and the expansion in the West is a great milestone for our company. We continue to gain critical mass on the shelves of fine food retailers with more shelf space allocated for our products to meet the demand for our healthy beverages. New retail outlets are being added daily and we expect the same response in these new locations. Overall case sales continue to increase in our key markets as repeat sales have grown exponentially with each new retail account."
About New Leaf Brands, Inc.:
Founded by Eric Skae in 2004 in Orangeburg, New York, New Leaf Brands (OTCBB: NLEF) was born out of the vision to provide consumers with a healthy and great tasting beverage. New Leaf Brands are available in 12 unique tea flavors sweetened with 100% organic cane sugar, 4 lemonades made with 6%-10% real fruit juice and sweetened with 100% organic cane sugar and 2 diet iced teas sweetened with Splenda™.