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KonaRed Corporation Adds Southern Wine & Spirits to Its Distribution Network to Cover Nevada; Company Also Adds Great State Beverages, Blue Coast Beverages, Haralambos Beverage Company, and Central Beverage Company to Expand Its National Reach

KOLOA, HI -- (Marketwired) -- 02/26/14 -- KonaRed Corporation (www.KonaRed.com ) (OTCBB: KRED), through its partnership with Splash Beverage Group, announced today that it has added Nevada's premier leading wine, beer, spirits and beverage distribution company, Southern Wine & Spirits, to its distribution network to cover the State. The announcement was made today by Mr. Shaun Roberts, CEO of KonaRed Corporation.

The contract with Southern Wine & Spirits represents its first among the many companies in the direct store delivery (DSD) distributor build-out being orchestrated by KonaRed and Splash Beverage Group in key markets throughout the U.S. In addition to Southern Wine & Spirits, Great State Beverages in New Hampshire, Blue Coast Beverages in Massachusetts, Haralambos Beverage Company in Los Angeles, and Central Beverage Company out of Chicago have signed on to distribute KonaRed products and provide KonaRed with significant national exposure beyond health food-only retailers.

Additionally, Splash Beverage Group continues to build its sales force to support their DSD distributor network and promote KonaRed products, among other beverage brands in their portfolio.

About KonaRed Corporation
KonaRed Corporation is in the business of bringing the health and wellness attributes of Hawaiian Coffee fruit to the masses. KonaRed Corporation has developed an innovative, state of the art, proprietary process that produces antioxidant extracts and powders from Hawaiian Coffee Fruit which are used in its Antioxidant Juices, Organic Green Teas, and On-the-Go Packs. The company is headquartered in Koloa, Hawaii, and its products are sold in select Whole Foods, Safeway, Sprouts, Wal-Mart, 7-Eleven, and many other retail outlets throughout the US and Canada. For Investor Relations information about the company, contact [email protected]. For Media Inquiries, contact [email protected].

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