Reed's, Inc. Grows International Sales 207% in 2008
Released: 02/23/09 10:30 AM EST
Company's Number One Selling Natural Sodas Now Available in 8 Countries Worldwide

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/23/09 -- Reed's, Inc. (NASDAQ: REED), maker of the top-selling sodas in natural food stores nationwide announced that the Company grew its international sales by 207% in 2008, compared to 2007.

In 2008, Reed's Inc. launched into the Singapore marketplace, expanded their European customer base and had a significant increase in sales to Mexico.

"A number of international markets are inherently better markets for our products, particularly for our Reed's Ginger Brew line. The consumers in a number of countries use fresh ginger regularly in their cooking and are better educated as to the health benefits of ginger in the diet," commented Chris Reed, Founder and CEO of Reed's, Inc. "While international sales still represent less than 3% of sales for our products, we still see huge potential in Europe, Asia and North America."

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: http://www.reedsgingerbrew.com or call 800-99-REEDS.

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SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT

Some portions of this press release, particularly those describing Reed's goals and strategies, contain "forward-looking statements." These forward-looking statements can generally be identified as such because the context of the statement will include words, such as "expects," "should," "believes," "anticipates" or words of similar import. Similarly, statements that describe future plans, objectives or goals are also forward-looking statements. While Reed's is working to achieve those goals and strategies, actual results could differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements as a result of a number of risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include difficulty in marketing its products and services, maintaining and protecting brand recognition, the need for significant capital, dependence on third party distributors, dependence on third party brewers, increasing costs of fuel and freight, protection of intellectual property, competition and other factors, any of which could have an adverse effect on the business plans of Reed's, its reputation in the industry or its expected financial return from operations and results of operations. In light of significant risks and uncertainties inherent in forward-looking statements included herein, the inclusion of such statements should not be regarded as a representation by Reed's that they will achieve such forward-looking statements. For further details and a discussion of these and other risks and uncertainties, please see our most recent reports on Form 10-KSB and Form 10-Q, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as they may be amended from time to time. Reed's undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

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