New Leaf Brands to Explore Strategic Alternatives

OLD TAPPAN, NJ (Marketwire – Jun 28, 2011) – New Leaf Brands, Inc., (PINKSHEETS: NLEF) (“Company”), a provider of great tasting, all natural, healthy beverages, announced today that the Board of Directors has initiated a review of all potential strategic alternatives. Alternatives could include, but may not be limited to, a sale, merger or other business combination involving the Company, a sale of shares or other recapitalization of the Company, a joint venture arrangement, the sale or spinoff of Company assets, or the continued execution of the Company’s business plan. There can be no assurance that the exploration of strategic alternatives will result in any transaction, or that, if completed, any transaction will be on attractive terms. The Company does not intend to disclose developments with respect to its strategic review process unless and until its Board of Directors has approved a specific transaction.

About New Leaf Brands, Inc.

Founded by Eric Skae in 2004 in Orangeburg, New York, New Leaf was created with the vision of providing great tasting, healthy beverages for consumers. New Leaf Tea was the company’s first product born out of that vision and now is available to consumers in 14 unique flavors — including 4 lemonades — at over 10,000 outlets including restaurants, delis, health food stores, pizzerias and other retail establishments. New Leaf beverages are sweetened with 100% organic cane sugar. For more information, please visit