OLD TAPPAN, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 08/05/10 -- New Leaf Brands, Inc. (OTCBB: NLEF) ("Company"), a provider of great tasting, all natural, healthy beverages, today announced that 'The Official Beverage of Taste' is now authorized to be sold in all 180 Giant Food supermarkets.
Giant Food LLC, headquartered in Landover, Md., operates 180 supermarkets in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia, and employs approximately 22,000 associates. Included within the 180 stores are 163 full-service pharmacies. The company has authorized distribution of six flavors of New Leaf's unique teas sweetened with 100% organic cane sugar. For more information on Giant, visit www.GiantFood.com.
"We continue to secure key relationships with regional grocery and specialty food stores that provide immediate distribution of our products in key markets. Giant Food is well recognized in the mid-Atlantic for its commitment to providing an engaging shopping experience to its customers, focusing on quality, price, service and reliability. We are very pleased to commence our relationship with the company," stated Eric Skae, New Leaf President and CEO.
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.
In the US, the refreshing beverages can be found in over 12,000 outlets including restaurants, delis, health food stores, pizzerias and other retail establishments. For more information, please visit http://www.newleafbrands.com/ or follow New Leaf on Twitter @DrinkNewLeaf and become a fan on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/New-Leaf-Tea/142029534279?ref=ts).
This press release may contain forward-looking statements, made in reliance upon Section 21D of the Exchange Act of 1934, which involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties or other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the results, performance, or expectations implied by these forward-looking statements. The Company's expectations, among other things, are dependent upon general economic conditions, continued demand for its products, the availability of raw materials, retention of its key management and operating personnel, its ability to operate its subsidiary companies effectively, need for and availability of additional capital as well as other uncontrollable or unknown factors which are more fully disclosed in the Company's Form 10-Ks and 10-Qs on file with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.
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