DRY Sparkling Receives Non-­‐GMO Project Verification

Premium Craft Sparkling Beverages Earn Approval from Leading non-GMO Authority.

DrySparkling_GOLDRGB_LargeDRY Soda Co., tastemakers of gourmet sparkling beverages, today proudly announced that Cucumber, Ginger, Lavender, Rhubarb, Juniper, and Blood Orange DRY Sparkling have received verification from the Non‐GMO Project. DRY Sparkling bottles and cans with the Non‐GMO Project Verification seal will begin appearing on store shelves nationwide in May 2016.

“Clean ingredients were part of my original inspiration for DRY, so pursuing verification from the Non‐GMO Project was a very natural step in highlighting our commitment to transparency and real ingredients,” said Sharelle Klaus, founder and CEO of DRY Soda Co. “We are thrilled that DRY is one of the first carbonated beverage brands to receive the Non­‐GMO Project Verified seal. While our official verification from the Non­‐GMO Project is new, our loyal fans will be pleased to know that the DRY beverages they’ve been sipping for years have been made without GMOs the whole time.”

The path to earning Non-­‐GMO Project Verification is often rigorous and lengthy. However, DRY Sparkling quickly achieved approvals due to the line’s clean ingredient panel. Verification fortheremainingDRYSparklingflavorsisanticipatedbyFebruary2016.

The Non-­‐GMO Project offers North America’s only third­‐party verification for non­‐GMO food and products, committed to preserving and building sources of non­‐GMO products, educating consumers and providing verified non­‐GMO choices.

DRY Sparkling beverages were designed to taste beautiful. They are ideal to sip from a champagne flute, pair with a great meal, or mix into a cocktails. Unlike other sparkling beverages that have heavy or overly sweet flavor profiles, DRY Sparkling is crisp, well rounded and refreshing. The full line currently includes eight botanically driven flavors: Blood Orange,  Ginger, Vanilla Bean, Rhubarb, Lavender, Juniper Berry, Cucumber and Rainier Cherry. Each DRY Sparkling flavor is made with just four all natural, non­‐GMO ingredients, including a touch of pure cane sugar, allowing the true flavors of each herb, flower and fruit to shine through.

Consumers can find a complete list of all of DRY Sparkling’s Non‐GMO Project Verified products at drysparkling.com, www.NonGMOProject.org, and by looking for the Non­‐GMO Project Verified seal on pack beginning in May. The line of premium sparkling beverages is available in 12 oz. sleek aluminum cans, 12 oz. glass bottles and 4-­‐packs, as well as new 750 mL Celebration Bottles in select flavors. DRY Sparkling is available nationwide at Kroger, Target, Safeway, Whole Foods Market, Amazon.com and more. For more information, paring ideas and craft cocktail recipes, please visit www.drysparkling.com.

About DRY Soda CO.
Founded in Seattle, Wash., DRY Soda Co. creates sparkling beverages for people seeking culinary experiences in their everyday lives. The full line is available in eight flavor-­‐forward, crisp, unexpected varieties: Lavender, Blood Orange, Rhubarb, Vanilla Bean, Juniper Berry, Rainier Cherry, Ginger, and Cucumber. With a clean ingredient panel and sophisticated flavors, DRY Sparkling is worthy of gourmet food pairing and premium mixology. For more information, visit www.drysparkling.com.


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