Reed's Culture Club Kombucha now available at Jewel-Osco stores throughout US Midwest

LOS ANGELES , October 15, 2013 (press release) – Six of Reed's Kombucha Flavors Are Featured in Jewell's Expanded Natural Cold-Set Stores Throughout Illinois, Indiana and Iowa, Starting With 80 Locations

Reed's, Inc. (NYSE MKT: REED), maker of the top-selling sodas in natural food stores nationwide, announced today that Jewel-Osco has agreed to begin carrying six flavors of Reed's Culture Club Kombucha for immediate distribution into their stores throughout the Midwest.

Chris Reed, Founder and CEO of Reed's Inc., stated, "The authorization of Reed's Culture Club Kombucha in Jewel-Osco puts us on the map with one of the leading retailers in the greater Chicago area, and gives the brand a significant expansion boost in Indiana and Iowa as well. This is a tremendous opportunity to feature our unique Kombucha line in the expanded natural cold-sets of Jewel-Osco stores."

About Jewel-Osco

Established in 1899, Jewel-Osco, owned by New Albertsons, Inc., is becoming the favorite food and drug retailer in every market throughout the Chicagoland area. They operate 176 stores in Illinois, Indiana and Iowa, employing 30,000 associates while continuing to grow. Find more company information at and follow their social channels at,, and

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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