Sprouts Farmers Market Picks up All Nine SKUs of KOIOS™ and Fit Soda™

DENVER and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Koios Beverage Corp. (CSE: KBEV; OTC: KBEVF) (the "Company" or "Koios") is pleased to announce that its KOIOS™ nootropic beverages and Fit Soda™ functional beverages (collectively, “Koios Beverages”) have been approved for placement at Sprouts Farmers Market (“Sprouts”) (NASDAQ: SFM) who has more than 360 stores in 23 states. With the addition of Sprouts, the brand will now be carried in more than 4,200 stores across various regions of the United States.

Sprouts inspires wellness naturally with a carefully curated assortment of better-for-you products and a strong focus on customer service among its more than 35,000 team members. Team members are trained to educate customers about the thousands of products offered, which also include cutting-edge vitamins and supplements made using strict quality standards and ethically sourced ingredients. In addition to personalized service, Sprouts offers resources on sprouts.com to educate customers on health topics such as nootropics and cognitive health.

The following SKUs of Koios Beverages will be available in Sprouts beginning in April 2021:

KOIOS™ Nootropic Beverage: KOIOS™ is designed to naturally support focus, memory, mental drive, clarity, and energy.

  • Apricot Vanilla
  • Black Raspberry
  • Blood Orange
  • Peach Mango
  • Pear Guava

Fit Soda™ Functional Beverage: Fit Soda™ is designed to deliver nutrients to the body, but still taste like soda. It is infused with BCAAs and electrolytes.

  • Black Cherry Cola
  • Orange Cream
  • Root Beer Vanilla Float
  • Sparkling Citrus

Koios Chief Executive Officer Chris Miller commented, “As a company centered in health and wellness, we’re thrilled to partner with Sprouts as our first national retail partner to carry all nine SKUs simultaneously. Our products are designed to support cognitive function and nutrition, which meets the needs of Sprouts’ shoppers who are looking for innovative and differentiated products made with quality ingredients.”

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Company,


“Chris Miller”

Chris Miller, CEO, and Director

For further information, please contact:

Gina Burrus


About Koios Beverage Corp.

The Company is an emerging functional beverage company which has an available distribution network of more than 4,400 retail locations across the United States in which to sell its products. Koios has relationships with some of the largest and most reputable distributors in the United States, including Europa Sports, Muscle Foods USA, KeHE, and Wishing-U-Well. Koios uses a proprietary blend of nootropics and natural organic compounds to enhance human productivity without using harmful chemicals or stimulants. Koios products have been shown to enhance focus, concentration, mental capacity, memory retention, cognitive function, alertness, brain capacity and create all day mental clarity. Its ingredients are specifically designed to target brain function by increasing blood flow, oxygen levels and neural connections in the brain.

Koios produces one of the only drinks in the world infused with MCT oil. MCT oil is derived from coconuts and has been shown to help the body burn fat more effectively, create lasting energy from a natural food source, produce ketones in the brain, allowing for greater brain function and clarity, support healthy hormone production and improve immunity. For more information, please visit our website: https://www.koiosbeveragecorp.com.

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