SOURCE: Tao Minerals Ltd.

April 23, 2008 16:32 ET

Tao Minerals Hires New Investor Relations Consultant

MEDELLIN, COLOMBIA--(Marketwire - April 23, 2008) - Tao Minerals (OTCBB: TAOL) is pleased to announce it has hired Shawn Van Damme as an Investor Relation Consultant. Mr. Van Damme will provide a full-service Investor Relations program to help increase Tao Minerals' profile and shareholder base through targeted investor communications as well as on-line investor relations.

Mr. Van Damme brings a wealth of experience in the public market. He has worked with over 15 publicly traded companies.

"I'm pleased to have an industry professional with the reputation of Mr. Van Damme on board with Tao to assist the company and Mr. Cohen in communicating to shareholders and potential investors," stated Jim Sikora, Tao CEO

About Tao Minerals

Tao Minerals (OTCBB: TAOL) is a junior exploration company based in Medellin, Colombia. Tao is successfully positioning itself as a leader in gold exploration in Colombia through key acquisitions of properties with exceptional potential for low extraction cost deposits. Tao's focus in calendar 2008 is on the upgrading and initiation of operations of its El Colmillo mine, which offers the potential to quickly provide a strong revenue stream, able to fund exploration activities on the estimated high grade gold deposit of its Golandrina property and finance additional acquisitions, while greatly enhancing shareholder value.

Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains "forward-looking statements," as that term is defined in Section 27A of the United States Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Statements in this press release which are not purely historical are forward-looking statements and include any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. Such forward-looking statements include, among other things, the acquisition of a majority interest in two properties located in Narino Department, Southwest Colombia. Actual results could differ from those projected in any forward-looking statements due to numerous factors. Such factors include, among others, the inherent uncertainties associated with mineral exploration. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release, and we assume no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Although we believe that the beliefs, plans, expectations and intentions contained in this press release are reasonable, there can be no assurance that such beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions will prove to be accurate. Investors should consult all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factors disclosure outlined in our annual report on Form 10-KSB for the 2006 fiscal year, our quarterly reports on Form 10-QSB and other periodic reports filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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