Ooh La Lemin Lemonades now available in various Walmart locations around the country

Melbourne, FL, Nov. 29, 2022  — Kona Gold Beverage, Inc. (OTCQB: KGKG), a holding company focused on product development in the better-for-you and functional beverage sector is pleased to announce it has recently entered into an agreement with Strategy & Execution Inc (“SEI”) to accelerate growth of its beverage portfolio over the next three years and beyond.  SEI will operate as Kona Gold Beverage Brands sales management, distribution, strategy, and execution leadership resource for the US Market.  SEI will also be interacting with Kona Gold Beverage’s marketing team to make recommendations, advise, and request what is needed for all channels and collaborate in the yearly planning process.  The current relationships and brand portfolio that SEI has in the market will undoubtedly drive the Kona Gold Beverage Brands go-to-market objectives.

SEI’s combined 70+ years of hands-on experience and expertise, allows them to provide a beneficial and functional perspective that offers value to their customers. Diverse experiences in product design, innovative thinking, transparency in decision-making, brand metrics, executive management, sales and strategic marketing is the key to their successful business and their clients.  The SEI  team selectively and transparently works on a limited number of projects or brands as an extension of their clients actual teams. “We only work on long-term projects and only add a few each year, which allows us to focus and maximize our relationships with retailers and distributors alike to identify efficient solutions for our partners”, stated Bryon Evans, CEO of Strategy & Execution Inc.

“I’m excited to share with our stockholders the recent partnership with Strategy & Execution,” stated Robert Clark, CEO of Kona Gold Beverage, Inc. “SEI works with some of the biggest emerging brands where they have taken those brands from having no distribution partners across the United States to having 100% U.S. distribution coverage in a short time.  SEI’s current team of 12 will become an extension of the Kona Gold Beverage’s team.  Together, they will accelerate market growth by utilizing their current partner network that includes distributors and retail chains around the country.”

Clark added, “Work has already begun on setting up meetings with grocery/retail chains and distributors.  Over the next few months, we will be announcing new retail and distribution partnerships as they come to fruition.”

Kona Gold Beverage recently announced the rollout of its Ooh La Lemin Lemonades in over 250 Walmart Supercenters across 12 states.  The rollout has already begun and shelves will continue to be filled by the Company’s distribution partners throughout the month of November. The states included in the initial rollout are Alaska, California, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Washington, and Wisconsin.  The expansion is for designated space in Walmart Supercenters for the 16 oz non-sparkling Ooh La Lemin Lemonades.  The Company’s 6 SKU’s of 12 oz Sparkling Lemonades are also authorized to be sold in all Walmart stores in the U.S., but are not included in these sets.

For more information regarding Strategy & Execution, please visit: https://strategycpg.com/

For more information regarding Kona Gold Beverage, please visit: https://konagoldbeverage.com/

About Kona Gold Beverage, Inc.

Kona Gold Beverage, Inc., a Delaware corporation, has created wholly-owned subsidiaries, Kona Gold LLC, HighDrate, LLC, and Gold Leaf Distribution, LLC.  Kona Gold, LLC has developed a premium Hemp-Infused Energy Drink line; please visit its website at www.konagoldhemp.com. HighDrate, LLC has developed the beverage industry’s first CBD-Infused Energy Water, available in 6 delicious flavors; please visit its website at www.highdrateme.com. Gold Leaf Distribution, LLC was created to fill the Company’s distribution needs in markets that it wants to enter quickly; please visit its website at www.goldleafdist.com.  Kona Gold Beverage, Inc. recently rebranded its Lemin Lemonade to Ooh La Lemin Lemonade; please visit its website at www.oohlalemin.com. Kona Gold and its family of companies are located on the east coast of Florida in Melbourne and in Greer and Conway South Carolina.