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SEATTLE, April 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Baristas Coffee Company, Inc. (OTCPK:BCCI) , Via Globenewswire NASDAQ OMX worldwide news service announced that it is being included in a special "Most Explosive Companies" list that will be in the April issue of Forbes Magazine . Baristas is a fast growing U.S. based beverage and branded Products Company.

The list which will be included in the April, 2014 issue covered by The Fundamentals Report highlights a select group of companies that are currently experiencing or are expected to experience explosive growth.  

CEO Barry Henthorn stated: "The recent exposure that we have received has been very useful for a number of negotiations with prospective franchise partners, landlords, and new revenue stream opportunities. We have also experienced a surge in shareholder inquiries and from various media. We expect that once the April issue hits the newsstands that Baristas will be exposed to a new audience and that the increase in brand recognition will continue to spike. This comes at a time when Baristas has accelerated its advertising campaigns for several initiatives including franchise sales, in store traffic, ice cream sales, and general brand awareness."

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About Baristas Coffee Company (BCCI): Headquartered in the Seattle, Washington area, Baristas Coffee Company, Inc. was formed to create a national brand of drive-thru espresso stands. BCCI is accomplishing this by acquiring established businesses that fit its model, opening new locations, and by franchising. Baristas has separated itself from the competition with its "theme" of joining attractive female baristas in entertaining costumes preparing the finest beverages available on the market. Baristas Coffee Company, Inc. is currently traded publically under the symbol "BCCI:OTCPK". Baristas has made formal application to the NASDAQ Capital Markets, and has been reserved the symbol "BAPI" for trading once it has completed the process. Baristas can currently be found throughout greater Seattle as well as in Florida, and Montana. Your state, Coming Soon! For more information on this fascinating concept please visit us at
CONTACT: For Investor Relations Contact:         Barry Henthorn         (206)579-0222