KOLOA, Hawaii, July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- KonaRed Corporation (OTCQB: KRED), a pioneer of the coffee fruit category and manufacturers of premium Hawaiian coffee products, today reported its line of award winning, ready-to-drink ('RTD') Cold Brew Coffees will be carried in over 340 Kroger banner stores in the Western US starting in August 2016. Stores include Ralphs, Fred Meyer, King Soopers, QFC, and Smiths.
KonaRed's President & COO Kyle Redfield commented, "We are thrilled at the market response we have received for our entire Cold Brew Coffee line. Having the shelf presence in another major retailer like Kroger is a very positive development. We expect this will propel our growth and continue to establish the KonaRed brand as a leader in the RTD Cold Brew Coffee category. Our premium juices have performed well on the Kroger shelves over the past two years and we expect our RTD Cold Brew Coffees will fare even better."
The Company's profile with retailers is also benefiting from its previously announced prestigious BevStar award and continued consumer trial. The Company's distribution expansion continues as well, with new distribution in the greater New York City area that started already in July.
About Cold Brew Coffee
KonaRed offers ready-to-drink ('RTD') Original, Hawaiian Vanilla and Espresso Cold Brew Coffee flavors in 12oz glass bottles with eye-catching labels. KonaRed's taste test proven RTD coffees are based on premium Kona coffee beans and functional Hawaiian coffee fruit. This healthy innovative coffee is like nothing seen before and is created by a process where roasted and ground coffee beans are steeped in cold water for over 16 hours, resulting in a delicious, low acid, highly caffeinated craft coffee experience.
About KonaRed Corporation
KonaRed® Corporation is the pioneer of the USA Grown, Hawaiian Coffee Fruit. The company oversees a vertically integrated supply chain which starts with the highest quality Coffee and 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. and can be found in select Kroger, Safeway, Vitamin Shoppe, Target, Whole Foods, 7-Eleven and soon, Vons, Albertsons, Pavilions and many other retail outlets. More information about KonaRed and its products can be found at www.konared.com.
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SOURCE KonaRed Corporation