Marley Coffee Lends Support to Lightning in a Bottle Festival Marley Coffee Helps Spread Messages of Sustainability at California Festival Focused on Music, Art, Environment and Life

LOS ANGELES, May 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Marley Coffee (OTCBB: JAMN.OB), a sustainably-grown, ethically-farmed and artisan-roasted gourmet coffee, today announced the company's sponsorship of the 7th Annual Lightning in a Bottle Festival, set for May 24-28, to be held at Oak Canyon Ranch, in Silverado, California. Marley Coffee will be served in all backstage and green rooms throughout the festival, while all attendees will have the chance to try Marley Coffee samples every day between 11a.m. and 4p.m. every day in the marketplace.

Lightning in a Bottle is a celebration of art, music, performance, sustainability and life, held every Memorial Day Weekend in Silverado, California. The event, which started as a forest party more than a decade ago, hosts musical talents, performance artists, live painting, workshops in sustainability and other subjects, in a family- and child-friendly environment, where attendees from all walks of life can find a way to connect with others as well as themselves.

"We are excited to sponsor Lightning in a Bottle this year, as they share the same passions and commitments to sustainable living as Marley Coffee," said Rohan Marley, chairman, Marley Coffee. "We are encouraged by the attendees' drive towards creating a better planet that can endure for generations to come, and are glad to encourage and support them."

"We're looking forward to sharing our mission with like-minded attendees at Lightning in a Bottle," said Brent Toevs, CEO, Marley Coffee. "We will give people the chance to try our delicious coffee, share our story, and engage consumers in conversations that will bring them into our growing Marley Coffee movement."

For the home, Marley Coffee currently offers two new varieties of Jamaica Blue Mountain® Ground Coffee roasts and six varieties of certified USDA Organic Ground Coffee as well as Whole Bean Coffee and compostable Single-Serve At-Home Pods.  The new Marley Coffee RealCup™, compatible with most models of the popular Keurig-brand single-serve coffee brewers, will be available in September 2012 in an array of roasts for both home and office use.

Marley Coffee is also available for the trade in Traditional 2.5oz Fracs, compostable Single-Serve Breakroom Pods, and Branded Vending and Foodservice Solutions.  In addition, the company recently introduced its first mobile retail concept, the Marley Coffee-brand Bike Caffe (www.bikecaffe.com/marleycoffee), which has already started selling to franchise buyers.

All Marley Coffee products live up to the Rastafari standards of ITAL, standing for all things Pure, True and Vital.  A portion of all sales of Marley Coffee supports the Kicks for Cause Foundation.  Started by Marley Coffee, Kicks for Cause aims to build playable soccer fields and soccer camps for children of coffee-producing communities in Jamaica.

About Marley Coffee 

Marley Coffee (corporate name Jammin Java Corp) is a US-based company that provides premium, artisan roasted coffee to the grocery, retail, online, service, hospitality, office coffee service and big box store industry. Under its exclusive licensing agreement with 56 Hope Road, the company continues to develop its coffee lines under the Marley Coffee brand. Marley Coffee is a fully reporting company quoted on the OTCBB under the symbol JAMN.  Learn more at www.MarleyCoffee.com, visit the corporate website at www.JamminJavaCorp.com, join us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/MarleyCoffee, and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/marleycoffee.

Learn more about other Marley Family ventures by visiting www.BobMarley.com, The House of Marley at www.thehouseofmarley.com, Marley Beverage Company at www.MarleyBeverages.com, and 1Love.org at www.1love.org.

For sales inquiries, please contact sales@marleycoffee.com

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