Reed's Inc. 1st Quarter 2013 Revenues Increase 24%

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LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - May 7, 2013) - Reed's, Inc. (NYSE MKT: REED), maker of the top-selling sodas in natural food stores nationwide, today announced its revenues for its first quarter ended March 31, 2013, and its earnings release date of May 14, 2013.

Revenues for the first quarter of 2013 increased 24% to over $8 million from $6.5 million in the first quarter of 2012. Chris Reed, Founder and CEO, stated, "This is our fourth year of significant growth. Our revenue goals for this first quarter were exceeded and indicate the strength of our continued growth momentum. This is an exciting year unfolding as we continue to expand revenues with our core brands of Reed's Ginger Brews and Virgil's Natural Sodas. Our new Reed's Culture Club Kombucha line of live probiotic cultured teas continues to roll out and gain acceptance. In addition, we continue to develop significant new private label production opportunities. We anticipate continued strong growth for the rest of 2013."

The Company will conduct a conference call @ 4:15PM EST on May 14th to discuss its 2013 first quarter results and outlook for the future. To participate in the call, please dial the following number 5 to 10 minutes prior to the scheduled call time (866) 240-5139. International callers should dial (713) 481-0091.

A replay will be available within a few days after the conference call in the investor relations section of the Company's website at: http://www.reedsinc.com/investor-relations/.

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.

For more information about Reed's, please visit the Company's website at: http://www.reedsinc.com or call 800-99-REEDS.

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SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT

Some portions of this press release, particularly those describing Reed's goals and strategies, contain "forward-looking statements." These forward-looking statements can generally be identified as such because the context of the statement will include words, such as "expects," "should," "believes," "anticipates" or words of similar import. Similarly, statements that describe future plans, objectives or goals are also forward-looking statements. While Reed's is working to achieve those goals and strategies, actual results could differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements as a result of a number of risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include difficulty in marketing its products and services, maintaining and protecting brand recognition, the need for significant capital, dependence on third party distributors, dependence on third party brewers, increasing costs of fuel and freight, protection of intellectual property, competition and other factors, any of which could have an adverse effect on the business plans of Reed's, its reputation in the industry or its expected financial return from operations and results of operations. In light of significant risks and uncertainties inherent in forward-looking statements included herein, the inclusion of such statements should not be regarded as a representation by Reed's that they will achieve such forward-looking statements.

For further details and a discussion of these and other risks and uncertainties, please see our most recent reports on Form 10-KSB and Form 10-Q, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as they may be amended from time to time. Reed's undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

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