KonaRed Corporation Cold Brew Coffee Line Growth Continues With Addition Of New Distributors

May 26, 2016

KOLOA, Hawaii, May 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- KonaRed Corporation (OTCQB: KRED), a pioneer of the coffee fruit category and manufacturers of premium Hawaiian coffee products, today reported new regional distribution to fuel the continued sales growth of its Cold Brew Coffee product line.

The company reported new distribution contracts have been signed in key regional areas including Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego and Las Vegas for its newly created Cold Brew Coffee line. These additions expand KonaRed's overall distribution network in highly attractive markets and are an indication that KonaRed's Cold Brew Coffees are gaining in popularity.

KonaRed's President & COO, Kyle Redfield, commented "We are continuing to push revenue growth by acquiring shelf presence for our ready to drink Cold Brew Coffees.  This product line has been an immediate success on major retail shelves in Hawaii andSouthern California and return orders, or 'turns', have been brisk. We're now rapidly expanding throughout the West Coast as seen by the growth over the last six weeks of our strategic distribution network.  These distribution agreements will allow us to reach hundreds more retailers in each region, and are an important step in ensuring the success of our Cold Brew product line. We will continue to focus on expansion in the Western U.S., and feel our timing is perfect with the warm summer months ahead."

About KonaRed Corporation 
KonaRed® Corporation is the pioneer of the USA Grown, Hawaiian Coffee Fruit. The company oversees a vertically integrated production chain which starts with the highest quality Coffee Fruit from Kona, Hawaii. The Company produces three Ready to Drink ('RTD') Cold Brew Coffee varieties, plus its well established RTD Antioxidant Juices, 100% Hawaiian Coffee Fruit Powders, and three varieties of Kona Coffee Beans. The Company also has an industrial ingredients division. KonaRed products are sold throughout the U.S., Canada and Japan and can be found in select Kroger, Safeway, Albertsons, Vitamin Shoppe, Target, Whole Foods, 7-Eleven and many other retail outlets. More information about KonaRed and its products can be found atwww.konared.com.

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