TEMECULA, Calif., Sept. 25, 2003 -- V-Net Beverages, Inc. (Pink Sheets:VNTB), a Temecula, California publicly traded company, trading under the stock symbol VNTB, is pleased to announce that it has completed negotiations to acquire a 20% interest in a newly developed beverage manufacturing company located in Phoenix, Arizona.
The company is "Nutritional Beverages LLC," recently started by a team of beverage professionals with over 50 years of beverage production and development experience. The focus of the company is to target the fastest growing beverage segment, "Functional Beverages," which is defined as "beverages that contain added functionality by the addition of various combinations of vitamins, minerals and/or supplements."
"Nutritional Beverages is a perfect addition to our beverage portfolio," according to V-Net Beverages President and CEO Michael Brette. "There is no other beverage manufacturing facility in the Southwest that specifically targets this new emerging market of functional beverages. Nutritional Beverages intends to position itself as the premium contract manufacturing facility for all types of nutritional beverages and liquid supplements."
Nutritional Beverages has hit the ground running. Its bottling plant will be fully operational starting October 1, 2003. Already, Nutritional Beverages has secured a number of key contracts, including the following: Kroger's Supermarkets, Impact Beverages, Aerobic Life Industries and Water Resources International.
"It is such a perfect complement to our other investments. V-Net Beverages is clearly going to have an advantage over all other new age beverage companies in the future," Brette proclaims.
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