SOURCE: VitaminSpice

November 10, 2010 08:00 ET

Forgotten Harvest Is First Non Profit Food Bank in the United States to Add VitaminSpice, Increasing the Nutritional Benefits of 10,000 Meals to Be Served to Children in Several School Systems

WAYNE, PA--(Marketwire - November 10, 2010) -  VitaminSpice (OTCBB: VTMS) (German WKN: A0YE4L) (www.vitaminspice.net) is pleased to announce that on November 13, 2010 Forgotten Harvest will be providing meals to 10,000 school children with additional nutritional benefits from the inclusion of VitaminSpice into these meals. Forgotten Harvest is a Detroit, MI based non-profit that provides fresh food to children and families in the Detroit Metro area. Through the "Million Meal Challenge," Forgotten Harvest recently provided much needed meals to hungry children over the summer vacation. VitaminSpice is proud to have participated in the "Million Meal Challenge" and is committed on an ongoing bases to continue to participate in such worthy causes.

"Forgotten Harvest is one of the most highly regarded, award winning, Food Rescue Organizations in the Country and consistently ranks at the top of non-profits in the nation. We are very proud to work with Forgotten Harvest. By including and utilizing the VitaminSpice products, they are increasing the nutritional benefit of the meals provided to families, children, and school districts," stated Edward Bukstel, CEO, VitaminSpice. 

"It only makes sense to increase the nutritional value of foods that we serve to hungry children and families, and especially schools. There are many children that are hungry and vitamin deficient and we believe that VitaminSpice is an excellent solution to add to various meals that we serve," stated Chef Aaron Klassen, Head Chef at Forgotten Harvest.

"Considering the issues of Childhood Obesity and vitamin deficiency in children and adults in general, there is an absolute need of increasing the functional and nutritional value of meals. Forgotten Harvest and Detroit, MI has taken the lead in the United States to address these problems. We expect that other Food Banks and School Districts will follow the example set by Forgotten Harvest," stated Edward Bukstel, CEO, VitaminSpice. 

About Forgotten Harvest
Forgotten Harvest was formed in 1990 to fight two problems: hunger and waste. Last year, Forgotten Harvest "rescued" more than 19 million pounds of food by collecting surplus prepared and perishable food from 455 sources, including grocery stores, fruit and vegetable markets, restaurants, caterers, dairies, farmers, wholesale food distributors and other Health Department-approved sources. This donated food, which would otherwise go to waste, is delivered free-of-charge to 165 emergency food providers in the Metro Detroit area. Learn more about Forgotten Harvest and how to help drive hunger from our community at www.forgottenharvest.org.

About VitaminSpice
VitaminSpice is uniquely positioned between the $150 billion health food/vitamin supplement industry and the multi-trillion-dollar traditional food industry. A pioneer in the emerging FoodCeutical Industry, VitaminSpice sells vitamin-, mineral- and antioxidant-infused spices and food products. Their offerings include Crushed Red Pepper, Ground Black Pepper, Italian Seasoning, Ground Cinnamon and Granulated Garlic. A proprietary micro-encapsulation process keeps vitamin properties locked inside, even when heated, allowing the seasonings, condiments, and food products to retain their full flavor.

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