PLAINVIEW, NY--(Marketwired - May 20, 2015) - Italian Food & Beverage Corp. (OTC PINK: IFBC), formerly known as Blast Applications, Inc. (the "Company"), has completed a reverse merger on May 15, 2015 with Italian Food & Beverage Corp., a Nevada corporation ("IFBC Nevada"), in which the latter became a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company (the "Reverse Merger"). IFBC Nevada is the parent of Wine & Food Trading LLC, a California corporation, which is, in turn, the parent of Just Wine S.P.A., an Italian corporation. Just Wine S.P.A. owns majority stakes in Just Wine Far East Pte Ltd, a Singapore corporation, Just Wine Gmbh, an Austrian corporation and Just Wine Kft, a Hungarian corporation. Because of this Reverse Merger, the Company, through its direct and indirect subsidiaries, is now in the business of manufacturing, exporting, importing, selling and distributing wine and various food products. The Company and its subsidiaries have established headquarters, offices and warehouses in several countries throughout the world, including Italy, Singapore, Austria, and Hungary.

Also on May 15, 2015, Mr. Candido Luzzi resigned as Chief Financial Officer of the Company and the Board of Directors appointed the following officers of the Company:

Name   Office
Vincenzo Ventola   Chief Financial Officer
Lorenzo Buffi   President
Andrea di Gregorio   Vice President
Danilo Lauri   Secretary
Paolo Piselli   Managing Director for IT Operations
Adriano Del Vescovo   Secretary/ Administrator

Mr Luzzi will continue as Chief Executive Officer of the Company.

"This Reverse Merger will enable us to expand our reach throughout the US and the rest of the world through greater access to capital, the availability of a focused and superbly competent management team, and the attainment of a critical mass of revenues necessary to achieve our goal of enhancing shareholder value. As CEO, I could not be more gratified to serve alongside our President, Lorenzo Buffi, a successful entrepreneur and seasoned executive, and the rest of our fine management team. Together we will shepherd the Company to new heights, with the full intention of enriching our loyal shareholders," said Mr. Luzzi.

About Italian Food & Beverage Corp. (formerly Blast Applications, Inc.)

Italian Food & Beverage Corp. (formerly Blast Applications, Inc.) was a marketer and developer of applications for Android, iPhone®, Twitter® Facebook® and Nokia to monetize a web surfer's dedication to social media sites through direct advertising programs tied to the Company's tools, applications and website -- Through its acquisition of Italian Food & Beverage Corp., a Nevada corporation and the latter's subsidiaries, it is now in the business of manufacturing, exporting, importing, selling and distributing wine and various food products.

Its website is now

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