SOURCE: HydroFlo, Inc.

August 03, 2005 08:45 ET

EYI Expands Pitcher and Filter Order From MARTI

RALEIGH, NC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 3, 2005 -- Metals & Arsenic Removal Technology, Inc. (MARTI), a portfolio company of HydroFlo, Inc. (OTC BB: HYRF), today announced an agreement amendment with Essentially Yours Industries (EYI) to provide the corporation with a substantially greater amount of water pitcher filtration systems. As the demand for MARTI products grows, the contract will be reevaluated to ensure adequate product supply.

The amended agreement includes approximately 72,000 water filters, pitchers and FATS units to be supplied by MARTI monthly for the remainder of 2005 through June 2006. These will each be privately labeled with a special formulation for EYI distribution. The total value of the order is to exceed 7.5 million dollars.

About EYI

EYI Industries Inc., through their subsidiary Essentially Yours Industries, Inc. (EYI), markets dietary supplements and personal care products that support healthy lifestyles. A large portion of EYI sales is from CALORAD®, a liquid protein supplement that has brought weight loss benefits to customers. More than six million bottles of CALORAD® have been sold since EYI was founded in 1995. The newest product, PROSOTEINE, is experiencing similar success to CALORAD® and bringing customers the benefits of a natural energy drink. EYI markets its products through an extensive network of Independent Business Associates.

"I am pleased at the increase of orders with EYI, and look forward to the continued expansion within their distribution networks. Working with a company that has educated their distributors, as EYI has, on the dangers of arsenic in our waters, as well as all of the benefits of the MARTI product line encourages my positive outlook on the future to provide MARTI products to the world," stated George Moore, Chief Operations Officer of MARTI.

About HydroFlo

HydroFlo (http://www.hydroflo.us) is a Business Development Company, as defined by the Investment Act of 1940. Headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, HydroFlo's core focus is to seek out synergistic acquisitions that will provide capital appreciation and income from its portfolio companies. The mission of HydroFlo is to locate, develop, and fund innovative technologies and businesses and utilize these acquisitions to make pure water available to the world by means of disinfection, purification, and removal of contaminants. It is our belief that water can overcome hunger, disease, poverty, and improve the overall quality of life on earth.

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