Marley Coffee Plants Deeper Roots in Northern California Signs Distribution Agreement with Renaissance Specialty Foods; Mollie Stone's Markets, New Leaf Markets and Zanatto's Family Markets Among Local Retailers to Join Marley Coffee Movement

LOS ANGELES, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Marley Coffee (OTCBB: JAMN), a sustainably grown, ethically farmed and artisan roasted gourmet coffee, today announced the company has reached a distribution agreement with Renaissance Specialty Foods, a leading distributor in Northern California.  The agreement will place Marley Coffee on the shelves of iconic grocery and natural foods retailers in the region, including Mollie Stone's Markets, New Leaf Markets and Zanatto's Family Markets among others.

The broader distribution in the region builds upon momentum that was established in the fall of 2011 when Marley Coffee Organic Ground came to the region at Andronico's Markets and Rainbow Grocery, which continue to carry the brand.  The San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose area was recently featured among "America's Most Caffeinated Cities" in a story on CNBC.com about coffee consumption in the United States.

"Northern California is an important market for Marley Coffee and we're excited to welcome Renaissance Specialty Foods to our rapidly growing distribution network," said Brent Toevs, CEO, Marley Coffee.  "Retailers served by Renaissance are wonderful additions to our movement as we make Marley Coffee readily available to coffee lovers worldwide."

Renaissance Specialty Foods, Inc., has been a distributor of the highest quality Gourmet, Natural, Organic and Ethnic products since 1990 in Northern California. Renaissance Specialty Foods distributes an exciting variety of domestic and imported specialty food products ranging from crafted European traditions to the most innovative items that the new generation of American chefs and entrepreneurs are bringing to market.  Among the retailers served by Renaissance are Andronico's Markets, Berkeley Bowl, Draeger's Markets, Mollie Stone's Markets, Rainbow Grocery, Raley's, United Markets and Whole Foods Market.

"I look forward to visiting with our friends and fans who share in our passion for premium quality, ethically farmed coffee and are blessed to have new partners who share our values," said Rohan Marley, chairman, Marley Coffee. "I can't wait to enjoy the soulful aroma of Marley Coffee brewing throughout Northern California.  I plan to visit soon, so come share a cup of Marley Coffee with me. One Love."

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 Single-Serve At-Home Pods in an array of roasts.  Marley Coffee is also available for the trade in Traditional Fracs, Single-Serve Breakroom Pods, Branded Vending and Foodservice Solutions.

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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