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AQUA VIE ANNOUNCES THE ADDITION OF KEVIN E. WALSH TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 KETCHUM, Idaho, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Aqua Vie Beverage Corp. (OTC: AVBC), the registered holder of the trademark "Aqua Vie," today announced that Kevin E. Walsh has joined its board of directors. Walsh's experience in financial management spans 20 years with both domestic and international companies.
 Currently executive vice president and chief financial officer of Goody Products (NASDAQ: GOOD), a major manufacturer and supplier of health and beauty aid products to mass retailers, food brokers and drug distributors in North America, Walsh has been responsible for the organizational restructuring, investor relations and financial performance of this 87-year-old public company.
 Serving as both business development officer and chief financial officer of Burger King International, a major subsidiary of Grand Metropolitan, PLC, London, Walsh successfully identified and implemented significant international growth strategies, developed world-wide investment support, and reorganized the financial, communications and systems requirements to create a cost-effective, asset-based operating platform outside the United States.
 Walsh, prior to Grand Metropolitan, PLC, spent 17 years with Johnson & Johnson, domestically and in Europe, Asia and South America, in executive capacities in finance, general management and operations. From 1985-1990, Walsh served as vice president and chief financial officer for McNeil Laboratories, a major domestic subsidiary.
 In commenting upon the announcement, Tom Gillespie, president of Aqua Vie Beverage Corp., stated, "Mr. Walsh's outstanding financial background, management expertise, and his international experiences will lend support to our operations both domestically and abroad. We are fortunate to have a person of such great achievement accept this nomination."
 Aqua Vie Beverage Corp. is the producer and marketer of a line of seven Non-Carbonated Lightly Flavored, Spring Water Beverages, including the company's newest flavor, McIntosh Apple. Aqua Vie is available in recyclable PET plastic bottles in both 38 oz. economy size and 16.9 oz. individual bottles in a 4-pack wrap.
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 /CONTACT: Steve Duininck, investor relations, of Aqua Vie, 208-726-2555, or fax, 208-726-3975/
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