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KonaRed Surpasses 100 Overwaitea Food Group Locations Throughout Canada

KOLOA, HI -- (Marketwired) -- 03/18/14 -- KonaRed Corporation (www.KonaRed.com ) (OTCBB: KRED); manufacturers of Antioxidant Juices, Organic Green Teas, and On-the-Go Packs developed from extracts and powders from Hawaiian Coffee Fruit; announced today that its 16oz. KonaRed Original beverage is now available in more than 100 stores operated by the Overwaitea Food Group (OFG), Canada's largest Western grocery chain. The announcement was made today by Mr. Shaun Roberts, CEO and President of KonaRed Corporation.

Pursuant to the Company's announcement last month that its 16oz wellness beverages would be expanding its presence in Canada with a February 14 launch in 80 OFG-owned retail locations, bottles of 16oz. KonaRed Original and LITE can now be found in 102 Save-On-Foods, Urban Fare, Pricesmart Foods, Overwaitea Foods, and Cooper's Foods stores throughout Canada.

"We are very happy with the growth we've experienced in such a short time with the Overwaitea Food Group. Right now, we have product in all five of their brands, and we look forward to continuing our growth with this great chain of supermarkets," stated KonaRed Brand Manager, Zach Wilczewski.

About KonaRed Corporation
KonaRed Corporation is in the business of bringing the health and wellness attributes of Hawaiian Coffee fruit to the masses. KonaRed Corporation has developed an innovative, state of the art, proprietary process that produces extracts and powders from Hawaiian Coffee Fruit which are used in its Antioxidant Juices, Organic Green Teas, and On-the-Go Packs. The company is headquartered in Koloa, Hawaii, and its products are sold in select Whole Foods, Safeway, Sprouts, Wal-Mart, 7-Eleven, and many other retail outlets throughout the US and Canada. For Investor Relations information about the company, contact [email protected]. For Media Inquiries, contact [email protected].

Forward Looking Statements: Statements in this document contain certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Act and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These statements are based on many assumptions and estimates and are not guarantees of future performance. These statements may involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of KonaRed to be materially different from future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. KonaRed assumes no obligation to publicly update or revise these forward-looking statements for any reason, or to update the reasons actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements, even if new information becomes available in the future. Our actual results may differ materially from the results anticipated in these forward-looking statements due to a variety of factors, including, without limitation those set forth as "Risk Factors" in our filings with the SEC. There may be other factors not mentioned above or included in the Company's SEC filings that may cause actual results to differ materially from those projected in any forward-looking statement The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements as a result of new information, future events or developments, except as required by securities laws. You are urged to consider these factors carefully in evaluating the forward-looking statements contained herein and are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which are qualified in their entirety by these cautionary statements. The forward-looking statements made herein speak only as of the date of this press release and, except as required by applicable laws, the Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update such forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances. Readers should also refer to the risk disclosures outlined in the Company's quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, annual reports on Form 10-K and the Company's other disclosure documents filed from time-to-time with the SEC at www.sec.gov and the Company's interim and annual filings and other disclosure documents filed from time-to-time on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

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