SOURCE: Monterey Gourmet Foods

February 13, 2006 18:07 ET

Monterey Gourmet Foods to Present at the Roth Capital Partners 18th Annual Growth Stock Conference

SALINAS, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 13, 2006 -- Monterey Gourmet Foods (NASDAQ: PSTA), a leading marketer of refrigerated gourmet food products, announced today that it will be participating in the Roth Capital Partners 18th Annual Growth Stock Conference. The conference is being held February 20th - 22nd at St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort and Spa in Dana Point, CA. Chief Executive Officer Jim Williams and Chief Financial Officer Scott Wheeler will present on Wednesday, February 22 at 8:30am.

Monterey Gourmet Foods CEO Jim Williams stated, "We are very pleased to have this opportunity to speak with potential new investors. We attended Roth's Fall conference in New York, and have had very positive feedback from our presentation. Roth Capital does an excellent job in organizing their conferences and their focus on small cap firms makes it an excellent audience for our company."

Founded in 1989, Monterey Gourmet Foods produces over 100 fresh gourmet food products for the premium food consumer that are distributed in more than 9,700 retail and club stores throughout the United States, selected regions of Canada, the Caribbean, Latin America and Asia Pacific. Monterey Gourmet Foods' USDA-inspected fresh refrigerated gourmet food products are produced at facilities in Salinas, (Monterey County) California; Eugene, Oregon; and Seattle, Washington. Monterey Gourmet Foods continues to introduce new product lines such as refrigerated entrees, grilled wraps and whole wheat pastas that are focused outside of its traditionally strong base of pasta and sauces. Recent acquisitions of Casual Gourmet Foods and Sonoma Cheese Company have allowed the Company to expand into the areas of award-winning sausages, premium refrigerated soups and gourmet cheeses with the effect of building a diversified and stable platform for growth that minimizes any dependence on one product category or distribution channel. For more information about Monterey Gourmet Foods, visit

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    Monterey Gourmet Foods
    1528 Moffett Street
    Salinas, CA 93905

    Jim Williams
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    Scott Wheeler
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