LOS ANGELES, CA–(Marketwired – Oct 1, 2013) – Reed’s, Inc. (NYSE MKT: REED), maker of the top-selling sodas in natural food stores nationwide, announced today that Wegmans Food Markets, one of the largest private companies in the U.S., has agreed to begin carrying four flavors of Reed’s Culture Club Kombucha for immediate distribution into their stores.
Chris Reed, Founder and CEO of Reed’s Inc., stated, “Our core brands have been in Wegmans for years. They are the perfect retailer for trendy food products like ours. Reed’s Culture Club Kombucha is an excellent choice for the Wegmans consumer, and we are eager to be further enhancing our longstanding partnership with Wegmans. Reed’s Culture Club Kombucha’s expansion throughout the US continues to solidify our position as a new leader in this rapidly expanding category.”
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is an 81-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. The family-owned company, founded in 1916, is recognized as an industry leader and innovator. Wegmans has been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by FORTUNE magazine for 16 consecutive years. In 2013, Wegmans ranked #5 on the list. See more at www.wegmans.com
About Reed’s, Inc.
Reed’s, Inc. makes the top-selling natural sodas in the natural foods industry sold in over 13,000 natural food markets and supermarkets nationwide. 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. 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. In 2012, the Company launched Reed’s Culture Club Kombucha line of organic live beverages. Other product lines include: Reed’s Ginger Candies and Reed’s Ginger Ice Creams. In 2009, Reed’s started producing private label natural beverages for select national chains. Reed’s products are sold through specialty gourmet and natural food stores, mainstream supermarket chains, retail stores and restaurants nationwide, and in Canada, as well as through private label relationships with major supermarket chains.
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