SOURCE: Wild Planet

January 17, 2007 09:42 ET

Safe Tuna Company Closes Tree of Life Distribution Deal

MCKINLEYVILLE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 17, 2007 -- Wild Planet Inc., the provider of the safest canned albacore tuna on the market, announces that organic and natural foods distributor Tree of Life, Inc. will begin distributing its all-natural low-mercury canned tuna and salmon products to supermarket chains nationwide. Tree of Life, Inc. is one of the nation's leading natural and organic food distributors based in St. Augustine, Fla.

"Tree of Life has proven to be a very worthy partner for us as we try to meet the significant demand for our line of canned seafood products," said Bill Carvalho, President of Wild Planet Inc.

Tree of Life's supply system ensures that Wild Planet products can "get dock to dock" in less than 10 business days, allowing for easier and virtual just-in-time fulfillment for Wild Planet's growing base of supermarket retailers.

Wild Planet Low-Mercury Tuna Proven Safest in the Industry

With heightened health concerns over buying seafood, Wild Planet has launched the healthiest canned albacore in the market. Not only does Wild Planet Minimal Mercury albacore tuna have the lowest mercury content, it also has six times the amount of omega 3 fatty acids compared to national brands. That means it's safe, it's nutritious, and it tastes great. Wild Planet canned albacore is extensively tested to ensure quality and safety by Am Test, Inc., an independent laboratory that offers testing services in the environmental, air quality, industrial, and biological sectors.

For more safety and nutrition information, please refer to the Wild Planet website at www.safetuna.com.

About Wild Planet

Founded in 2004, Wild Planet's mission is to produce safe, nutritious, great tasting seafood from sustainable fisheries. More information about Wild Planet is available on the web at www.safetuna.com.

© 2007 Wild Planet, Inc.

Contact Information

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    Bill Carvalho
    President
    Wild Planet Inc.
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    Jessica Kourakos
    Hyperion Advisors
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