SOURCE: Christie Communications, Inc.

March 12, 2008 01:01 ET

Christie Communications, Creator of Organic Marketing™, Brings a World of Goodness to Natural Products ExpoWest 2008, Anaheim Convention Center March 14 - 16th

Kohinoor Foods, Mr. Krispers Baked Rice Crisps, Steaz Sparkling Green Tea, Clear Products, CreAgri, Nourish America and American Botanical Council to Be Showcased at California's Largest Natural and Organic Show

SANTA BARBARA, CA--(Marketwire - March 12, 2008) - Gillian Christie and the Christie Communications' Green Team are proud to represent their clients Kohinoor Foods, Mr. Krispers® Baked Rice Crisps, Steaz® Sparkling Green Tea and Steaz® Energy, CreAgri, Clear Products, Nourish America and the American Botanical Council at the upcoming Natural Products ExpoWest 2008 at the Anaheim Convention Center, March 14 - 16th. Members of the media are invited to stop by the Onsite Press Room located in Hall E in the Hot Products Hall to pick up press kits and other information about these natural and organic food and beverage companies and non-profit organizations.

Steaz® Sparkling Green Tea and Steaz® Energy: Good for the Mind, Body and Soul™

Sample the world's first and only USDA Certified Organic and Fair Trade Certified energy drink, Steaz® Energy (Booth #2270), now available in their newest flavors, Lime, Orange, and Diet Berry. Steaz® Energy is yet another breakthrough all-natural product from The Healthy Beverage Company. Already a popular alternative to unhealthy energy drinks laden with sugar, artificial coloring and flavoring, Steaz Energy provides a high-energy burst with natural sources of caffeine, including green tea, acai, yerba mate and guarana. Each delicious, invigorating can packs an antioxidant punch equal to an entire cup of green tea.

Also featured are the full line of new flavors of Steaz® Diet Sparkling Green Teas, each made with organic ingredients and naturally sweetened with pure organic cane juice for a light, refreshing taste that is good for you and your waistline. The three new flavors, Orange, Raspberry and Blueberry Pomegranate, contain only 40 calories and 9 grams of sugar and are free from any artificial ingredients, including chemical sweeteners. Steaz® Diet Sparkling Green Teas contain all the same antioxidant benefits of a cup of green tea and are a delicious, healthier alternative to traditional diet sodas (www.steaz.com and www.steazenergy.com).

Mr. Krispers®: The Ambassador of Good Taste in the Snack Aisle™

Consumers across North America have discovered the deliciously healthy crunch of Mr. Krispers® Baked Rice Snacks (Booth #2919). Made with California brown rice and completely wheat and gluten-free, each Mr. Krispers chip is packed with whole grain goodness and an honest, fresh taste that fried salty snacks can't match. Available in 9 delicious varieties including Sour Cream & Onion, Nacho, Sea Salt & Pepper and Barbeque flavor. With more and more consumers making the move towards healthier snack foods on the go, Mr. Krispers is proud to introduce grab bags in their two best selling, great tasting flavors: Sea Salt & Black Pepper and Sour Cream & Onion. By combining the heart-healthy benefits of whole grain brown rice with the crispy crunch of a chip, Mr. Krispers is introducing the "Rice Way to Live" to salty snack lovers everywhere (www.mrkrispers.com).

Kohinoor Food: Fine Taste, Finer Traditions™

Don't miss the exotic, all natural flavors of Kohinoor Foods (Booth #5426), the leading producer of premium gourmet packaged foods in India. Kohinoor Foods proudly announces exciting new additions to their frozen foods line including three new curries (Sarson Ka Saag, Palak Paneer, and Dum Aloo) and three delicious Biryanis (Hyderabadi Vegetable Biryani, Paneer Tikka Biryani, and Soya Keema Pulao). These amazing dishes join Kohinoor Food's full line of entrées, sides, breads, snacks and desserts, Kohinoor 'Heat n' Eat and Rice and Curry entrees are ideally suited for quick and easy meals and entertaining. Each delicious variety is prepared using time-honored recipes that offer the health benefits of low fat, high fiber, 100 percent vegetarian ingredients, ensuring that serving authentic and healthy Indian cuisine has never been easier. Kohinoor epitomizes the spirit of India (www.kohinoorfoods.in).

Clear Products®: Nature's Gifts Formulated for Healthy Solutions™

Clear Products, Inc. (Booth #2290) is a developer of innovative homeopathic/herbal healthcare products that safely and effectively assist the body's natural ability to heal. Based in San Diego, Calif., Clear Products offers a full line of natural solutions to treat a variety of common symptoms, including tinnitus (ringing in the ear), headaches and migraines, sinusitis and swimmer's ear, motion sickness and digestive distress, and shingles, herpes and urinary tract infections. Each proven effective product contains a unique proprietary blend of Chinese herbs developed to work in combination with active homeopathic ingredients for quick, reliable relief (www.clearear.com).

CreAgri Olivenol™ livin' Products: Creative Balance of Nature & Technology

Based in Hayward, California, CreAgri, Inc. (Booth # 2005) is the world's leading manufacturer of proprietary organic biophenol ingredients derived from the pulp of its own certified organic olives. Company founder Dr. Crea has developed a unique proprietary process to recover the olive water that was once lost in processing, creating a unique wellness supplement line marketed under the Olivenol ™ livin' brand. As the world's first multi-action olive biophenols, Olivenol livin' products contain powerful anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-bacterial, anti-ageing and anti-UV damage properties. CreAgri, Inc. is committed to promoting human health and well being through the creation of superior natural products. As a company dedicated to protecting the earth's resources, CreAgri develops science-based processes that are environmentally friendly and compatible with sustainable agricultural methods.

American Botanical Council: Your Source for Reliable herbal Medicine Information

With all the current consumer interest and media attention in natural and herbal medicines, members of the press won't want to miss meeting representatives of the American Botanical Council (Booth #1816). Since 1988, the ABC has been educating consumers, healthcare professionals, researchers, educators, industry and the media on the safe and effective use of herbs and medicinal plants. From its headquarters at the Case Mill Homestead in Austin, Texas, ABC publishes HerbalGram, a peer-reviewed quarterly journal; HerbClip, a twice-monthly series of summaries and critical reviews of recently published herbal literature; HerbalEGram, a monthly electronic publication; and several authoritative books, including "The ABC Clinical Guide to Herbs," a continuing education and reference book, which contains extensive monographs on the safety and efficacy of 30 popular herbs (http://abc.herbalgram.org).

Nourish America: Improving Lives, Every Day with Your Help™

Nourish America™ (Booth #5062) is committed to providing the daily essential nutrition that impoverished American children, families, pregnant moms, seniors, veterans and others in need require to live productive, successful lives. Attend the Women in Naturals Event on Friday at 6:00pm at the Hilton Sundeck. A tax-exempt, non-profit organization, Nourish America has received the highest rating two years in a row from Charity Navigator, the nation's leading charity watchdog organization, ranking it in the top 14% of 5,000 of America's best-known charities for fiscal management. Independent audits of Nourish America's finances show that 94% of all donations go directly to programs and those served (www.nourishamerica.org).

About Christie Communications

Based in Santa Barbara, Calif. and with teams in Los Angeles and New York City, Christie Communications is a full service public relations firm dedicated to working with clients in the natural, organic and green consumer products sector. Christie Communications is the developer and exclusive provider of Organic Marketing™: Maximum Results for the Minimal Use of Resources. Founded by Gillian Christie over 15 years ago, Christie Communications is an organization driven by our passion for positive change, dedication to global betterment and known by its results. The Christie CommUnity Foundation creates a "ripple effect" of global betterment through delivering effective, socially conscious public relations, marketing and advertising services to ethical businesses and organizations in the United States, Canada and throughout the world.

For more information, contact Alissa Sears at 805-969-3744 or by email at alissa@christiecomm.com. Please visit www.christiecomm.com. Christie Communications is located at 1165 Coast Village Rd, Suite M, Santa Barbara, CA 93108.

About Natural Products ExpoWest 2008

Natural Products ExpoWest is the largest natural and organic trade show, showcasing thousands of new products, cutting-edge trends, engaging speakers, informative seminars and endless networking opportunities. Featuring over 2,800 exhibitors, the Natural Products ExpoWest provides attendees with an unparalleled opportunity to experience a World of Goods (www.expowest.com).

For Press Registration, visit the Press Room located in Hall E services in the Hot Products Hall or contact Lisa Conover at 303-449-2108, ext. 12, or expo@freshideasgroup.com.

Expo Dates and Times:

Education Sessions:    March 13 - 16, 2008
Trade Show:            March 14 - 16, 2008
Show Floor Hours:      Friday/Saturday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
                       Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


PHOTO OPPORTUNITES FOR THE MEDIA

Kohinoor Foods                     Booth # 5426
Mr. Krispers® Baked Rice Crisps    Booth # 2919
Steaz® Sparkling Green Tea         Booth # 2270
CreAgri Booth                      Booth # 2005
Clear Products                     Booth # 2290
Nourish America                    Booth # 5062
American Botanical Council         Booth # 1816

Contact Information

  • For more information, contact
    Alissa Sears
    805-969-3744
    Email Contact
    www.christiecomm.com

    Christie Communications
    1165 Coast Village Rd, Suite M
    Santa Barbara, CA 93108