Thursday, May 04, 2006

Penny Stocks BRVO Bravo! Foods Announces Addition to Management Team: Financial News

Bravo! Foods International Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: BRVO Message Board), a brand development and marketing company that manufactures, promotes and distributes vitamin- fortified, flavored milk drinks and other beverages, announced today that Mr. Jack Shea will be named Director of Business Development - Allied Brands. In this newly created position Mr. Shea will be responsible for the development and sales of all non-dairy beverages including teas and flavored waters.


Mr. Shea has over thirty years of experience in sales and marketing in the soft drink and beverage industry. He has worked primarily with development stage companies. His experience includes new product research, strategic planning, advertising, distribution as well as propriety packaging design for newly created beverage brands. Mr. Shea's accomplishments include the brand development of several non dairy beverages.

Roy Warren, Bravo!'s Chief Executive Officer commented, "The hiring of Mr. Shea represents a commitment by Bravo! to focus on the development of its non- dairy beverage business. Jack's thirty years of experience in developing beverage brands fits in well with Bravo!'s future growth strategy to participate in the 'better for you', dairy and non-dairy, beverage arena. We are extremely pleased to have Jack as a member of our management team."

Mike Edwards, Bravo!'s Chief Revenue Officer commented, "With Mr. Shea's experience in building distribution networks, Bravo! will be well positioned to achieve further significant penetration and resulting revenue growth across all beverage channels."

Mr. Shea commented, "I look forward to developing the non-dairy beverage business for Bravo! and am excited to be a member of the company's management team and about the potential growth opportunity for non-dairy based products at Bravo!."

Penny Stocks BLGA BlastGard International Addresses Market Activity

BlastGard International, Inc. (OTCBB:BLGA Message Board - News), the creator of blast-mitigation products and services, is pleased to announce that a group of investors, led by Anthony Marchese, President of Monarch Capital Group, LLC, acquired approximately 2.1 million shares from present BlastGard shareholders who were originally affiliated with OPUS Resource Group, Inc.


BlastGard CEO Jim Gordon said, "This transaction addresses an overhang of shares in the market that we believe has impacted the value of our shares in the past. Having an institution such as Monarch Capital take an interest and position in BlastGard we believe validates the intrinsic value that we know exists."