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Patent & Trademark Office Approves US Patent for Barfresh

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Barfresh Food Group, Inc. (OTCQB:BRFH), a manufacturer of frozen, ready-to-blend beverages, today announced that Barfresh Inc. has been notified by the US Patent and Trademark Office that its US patent application has been approved and will be granted. The patent covers a sealed pack of ingredients for making an individual smoothie and a method for making an individual smoothie. The US patent, once granted will bring the total number of countries in which Barfresh has been granted patents to 16, including Canada.

Riccardo Delle Coste, the Company's CEO stated, "In addition to our strong relationships with the leading food and beverage marketers and distributors in North America, our patent approval further strengthens our competitive position in the pre-packaged, pre-portioned frozen beverage industry. We've spent many years on research and development in order to perfect our unique process and now have an increased layer of protection against any future competition. We continue to focus our efforts on driving sales and shareholder value in what's a very exciting time for our company."

About Barfresh Food Group

Barfresh Food Group, Inc. (OTCQB:BRFH) is a developer, manufacturer and distributor of ready-to-blend beverages, including smoothies, shakes and frappes, primarily for restaurant chains and the foodservice industry. The company's proprietary, U.S. patent-pending system uses portion-controlled pre-packaged beverage ingredients that deliver freshly made frozen beverages that are quick, cost efficient, better for you and without waste. PepsiCo North America Beverages, a division of PepsiCo, Inc., is the exclusive sales representative in North America within the food service channel for Barfresh's full line of beverages. Barfresh has an exclusive distribution partnership with the leading food distributor in North America. For more information, please visit www.Barfresh.com.

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Contact John Mills ICR 646-277-1254 John.Mills@icrinc.com Jeff Sonnek ICR 646-277-1263 Jeff.Sonnek@icrinc.com

Source:Barfresh Food Group Inc.