Garden Protein International Inc.

Garden Protein International Inc.

December 11, 2009 17:26 ET

Media Alert: gardein™ Chick'n Scallopini Prepared and Enjoyed on "The Ellen Degeneres Show" Today

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 11, 2009) -

WHAT:

Earlier today, gardein(TM) chick'n scallopini, a tasty plant-based food made from vegetables and grains, was featured on "The Ellen Degeneres Show." On the show, Ellen's personal chef Roberto Martin makes a vegan pot pie featuring gardein chick'n scallopini. Ellen said, "gardein is the greatest product that came along."

To view the segment: http://ellen.warnerbros.com/videos/?mediaKey=b56f09e0-1a8a-4184-abdd-2a9eb41486fc&isShareURL=true

WHO:

gardein (combination of the words garden and protein) is a line of tasty and healthy plant-based foods with a meaty texture. It is made from a blend of soy, wheat and pea proteins, vegetables and grains. gardein is high in protein and easy to digest; the majority of gardein products provide a good source of fiber too.

gardein can be eaten everyday and comes in a variety of forms and flavors to meet people's lunch, dinner and appetizer needs. gardein is free of trans and saturated fats. The majority of gardein products are low in fat and low in calories. gardein foods are also vegan-friendly, meaning they are free of animal and dairy ingredients.

Garden Protein International, a privately held food manufacturer located in Vancouver, Canada, is the maker of gardein. For more information, visit www.gardein.com.

WHY:

To promote eating plant-based foods. People eat gardein for different reasons including health, ethical, environmental and convenience.

DETAILS:

The episode aired on Friday, December 11, 2009, across the United States and Canada and was seen by millions of people.

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