KOLOA, Hawaii, Nov. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KonaRed Corporation (OTCQB: KRED), manufacturers of all natural antioxidant juices and nutritional supplements from the unique and exclusive Hawaiian CoffeeBerry®, coffee fruit from Kona, Hawaii, is pleased to announce its wellness beverages are now available at 978 Kroger family of stores throughout the U.S. These include Kroger, Ralphs, Food4Less and Fred Meyer, among the many names well known to shoppers nationally.
"Kroger is one of the world's largest grocery retailers, with close to $100 billion in sales in 2013. To be accepted by such a major retailer is an extremely positive development for our national product rollout," said Shaun Roberts, Founder and CEO.
The KonaRed products available on Kroger shelves are the 10.5 ounce KonaRed Coffeeberry® Original, KonaRed Coffeeberry® with Organic Green Tea and KonaRed Coffeeberry® with Coconut Water. Information about the KonaRed products, their unique history, quality and ingredients, is available at www.KonaRed.com.
"This is a major milestone in the Company's history and we are enormously proud to be a part of the Kroger family," Mr. Roberts said. KonaRed products are also sold in select Vitamin Shoppe, Whole Foods, Safeway, Walmart, 7-Eleven, and other retail outlets throughout the U.S. and Canada.
About KonaRed Corporation
KonaRed Corporation produces health and wellness nutritional products including beverages and supplements, which bring the attributes of Hawaiian Coffee fruit to an international consumer market. Our underlying business was established on August 22, 2008 and our first sales were achieved in February 2009. KonaRed became publicly traded through a merger with an existing listed company on October 4, 2013 and trades on the OTCQB under the symbol KRED. KonaRed, through a licensing agreement with VDF FutureCeuticals, Inc., utilizes an innovative, state of the art, proprietary processes that produce antioxidant extracts and powders from Hawaiian Coffee Fruit which are used to produce KonaRed's Antioxidant Juices, Organic Green Teas, and On-the-Go Packs. KonaRed Corporation is headquartered in Koloa, Hawaii, and its distribution is centered in San Clemente, California.
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