Reed's exhibiting line of sodas at Natural Products Asia show for first time Aug. 23-25 in Hong Kong; products with ginger ingredients could be more appealing to Asian markets, company says
August 21, 2012
– Reed's, Inc. (NASDAQ: REED), maker of the top-selling sodas in natural food stores nationwide, today announced that it will be exhibiting at the Natural Products Asia show for the first time August 23-25, in Hong Kong.
"The natural product expos have been integral to our success in the US natural food marketplace. It's exciting to finally have our products at the Natural Products show for Asia. I feel our products with their ginger orientation could be even more appealing to the Asian markets. We have limited distribution in Japan, Singapore and Hong Kong," stated Chris Reed, Founder and CEO of Reed's, Inc. "This is our first show in Asia and we hope to expand our presence there."
About Natural Products Expo Asia
Natural Products Expo Asia (NPEA) is the leading exhibition for natural, organic and healthy living products and ingredients in Asia. In 2011, there were 8,572 visitors from across 54 countries and regions. Since the inauguration of Natural Products Expo Asia in 2002, this show has been integral in the growth of Asia's organic and natural products market.
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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