OS ANGELES, CA–(Marketwire – December 22, 2009) – Reed’s, Inc. (NASDAQ: REED) (NASDAQ: REEDR), maker of the top-selling sodas in natural food stores across the United States, announced its partnering up with Marsham International Food Brokers, Inc. out of Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada. Marsham International represents many of the major natural food companies in eastern Canada. This partnership with Marsham will help the Reed’s, Virgil’s, China Cola and Sonoma Sparkler brands gain a strategic foothold in some of the largest Canadian grocery retailers including Loblaws and Sobeys.
Christopher Reed, Founder Chairman and CEO of Reed’s, Inc., stated, “We are thrilled to be working with Marsham International.” He added, “They are the premier natural food brokerage firm in eastern Canada. The natural food industry in Canada is very active. Many top US natural food brands are major players in Canada. We have a significant opportunity in Canada.” Paul Marsham, CEO and Founder of Marsham International, stated, “We are excited to be representing Reed’s, Inc. brands in eastern Canada. I have followed these brands for years and have seen them grow into a real natural beverage powerhouse. I am sure we can add considerable value to these brands through our natural food network.”