Jones Soda Co. (the Company) (NASDAQ: JSDA), has announced that Royal Ahold’s Giant-Landover chain of supermarkets has agreed to carry seven flavors of Jones Soda in each of it’s 180 supermarket retail outlets located in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia. At least two of the flavors will be Jones’ new Zilch line of premium quality, zero-calorie sodas.

Bill Meissner, Jones Soda Co.’s CEO commented, “Having our products merchandised in Giant stores is a credit to our unique products and to the efforts of our hard-working sales team.” Mr. Meissner further stated “We have already earned distribution through Ahold’s largest operation, Stop and Shop, and once successful with Giant-Landover, the other Ahold banners like Giant-Carlisle, Tops and Bi-Lo will likely have an interest in bringing in Jones products as well.”

About Jones Soda Co.

Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, Jones Soda Co. ® markets and distributes premium beverages under the Jones Soda, Jones Pure Cane Soda®, Jones 24C®, Jones GABA®, and Whoopass Energy Drink® brands and sells through its distribution network in markets primarily across North America. A leader in the premium soda category, Jones is known for its variety of flavors and innovative labeling technique that incorporates always changing photos sent in from its consumers. Jones Soda is sold through traditional beverage retailers. For more information visit,, and

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