RUSHNET Inc. Introduces New Functional Beverage: Organic Apple Rush(TM) Energized with Ginseng

BLUE ISLAND, Ill., May 11, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- With the recent expansion of their branded lines and increased national distribution outlets, RushNet Inc. (Pink Sheets:RSHN) continued their beverage revolution by introducing their newest item, Organic Apple Rush(TM), at the huge FMI / Organic Trade Assoc. Show held May 7-9 in Chicago, IL.

The demand for functional and healthier beverages in the United States is soaring. Consumers and Schools are looking to adopt a healthier lifestyle, trading in the conventional, artificially enhanced, sugary sodas and drinks for those with more nutritional value as well as great taste. According to Datamonitor, functional foods and drinks touted a market worth $19 billion in 2004, and "energy drinks, have seen sales increase by 75% in the first half of 2005."(1)

RushNet, Inc. is marketing to this nationwide demand with their new, Organic Apple Rush(TM) Energized with Ginseng. Apple Rush(TM) is available in clear 12 ounce glass bottles and bright labels. It combines the refreshing quality of sparkling beverages with a natural sweetness only from the organic juice concentrate, no sugar is added. Unlike most other sparkling apple juices or chemical-laden energy drinks, Organic Apple Rush(TM) offers a refreshing, healthy and energizing alternative.

With years of experience in the healthy beverage industry, RushNet President Robert Corr states: "We were excited to introduce Organic Apple Rush(TM) Energized with Ginseng, at the FMI/OTA show, to meet the surging demand for sparkling 100% juice beverages. Apple Rush(TM) is a high-quality beverage with the boost of American Ginseng active people want and need. People loved the taste and we have retailers and distributors ready to order the product for this summer."

RushNet Inc. is the licensed marketing agent for Rush Beverage Company products including Organic Apple Rush(TM), Ginseng Rush(R), Ginseng Rush XXX(TM) and Rush Ginseng Cola(TM) and the brand owner of e-water(TM). For more National Sales and distribution information, please contact [email protected]. For press and media information only, please contact Cristina Romeo at [email protected]. Investor emails to: [email protected].

Disclaimer: The Company relies upon Safe Harbor Laws of 1933, 1934 and 1995 for all public news releases. Statements, which are not historical facts, are forward-looking statements. The company, through its management, makes forward-looking public statements concerning its expected future operations, performance and other developments. Such forward-looking statements are necessarily estimates reflecting the company's best judgment based upon current information and involve a number of risks and uncertainties, and there can be no assurance that other factors will not affect the accuracy of such forward-looking statements. It is impossible to identify all such factors. Factors which could cause actual results to differ materially from those estimated by the company include, but are not limited to, government regulation; managing and maintaining growth; the effect of adverse publicity; litigation; competition; and other factors which may be identified from time to time in the company's public announcements.

(1) Marketing Week, 6 April 2006.

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