A growing family of Brands and Products offering a âWorld of Goodâ to
Retailers and Distributors, with Proven Expertise in the Organic, Natural and Specialty Markets
Edison, NJ (March 18, 2008) Blue Marble Brands, a new organization focused on building industry leading brands in the organic, natural, and specialty markets was launched at Expo West.
Blue Marble Brands is a team of brand builders with deep roots in the organic and natural products industry. From Woodstock FarmsÂ® and Organic Babyâ¢ to Rising Moon OrganicsÂ® and Harvest BayÂ®, Blue Marble Brands offers an exciting portfolio of natural, organic, and specialty brands. Blue Marble Brandsâ goal is to partner with retailers and distributors focusing on organic, natural, and specialty brands that celebrate the abundance of nature and honor our collective responsibility to our planet.
âThe creation of Blue Marble Brands is a statement to the industry saying we are an independent, growing, and evolving organization with a unique and primary focus,â said Dan Atwood, president, Blue Marble Brands. âBlue Marble Brands wants retailers, distributors and consumers of organic, natural and specialty products to know that we are committed to serving them in a way that is innovative, honest, collaborative, and respectful of our planet.â
The Blue Marble Brands name is symbolic of the planet earth and celebrates the companyâs connection to organic and natural living while focusing on socially responsible and sustainable business practices to ensure our planetâs resources are available for generations to come.
âThe name reinforces the abundance of diverse and innovative products from around the globe and our commitment to implementing sustainable business practices that are respectful of our earth,â continued Atwood. âWe think of it as a world of good.â
In keeping with its âgreenâ focus, the new organization was presented at Expo West at a trade show exhibit (see attached) made from sustainable materials with extensive use of recycled products and materials such as Plyboo (plywood made from renewable bamboo), and finished in PolyWhey, a cheese byproduct.
About Blue Marble Brands
Blue Marble Brands is a new organization focused on building industry leading brands with over twenty organic, natural, and specialty brands. Formerly known as United Natural Brands, Blue Marble Brands today includes organic, natural, specialty, ethnic, and functional foods from brands such as: AH!LaskaÂ® snacks and beverages, A. Vogel seasonings, BiottaÂ® therapeutic juices, Cool Fruitsâ¢ freezer pops, Deep SeaÂ® tuna, Le Saunier de Camargue Fleur de SelÂ® sea salt, Gourmet Artisanâ¢ condiments, Grateful HarvestÂ® organic produce and fresh foods, Harvest BayÂ® functional foods, Koyo organic Asian pastas and rice cakes, LorivaÂ® culinary oils, Moosewood vegetarian organic entrees and soups, Mediterranean Organicâ¢ fruit and vegetable specialties, Natural Sea seafood products, Nantucket Off ShoreÂ® rubs and seasonings, Old Wessexâ¢ organic and natural hot cereals, Organic Babyâ¢ jarred and frozen baby foods, Organic Classics organic entrees and soups, Rapunzelâ¢ organic and fair trade chocolate and baking ingredients, Rising Moon OrganicsÂ® vegetarian foods, Tumaroâs Gourmet Tortillas flavored flour tortillas, and Woodstock FarmsÂ® organic and natural foods and beverages
Blue Marble Brands is an independent subsidiary of United Natural Foods (Nasdaq:UNFI). For more information, please visit www.bluemarblebrands.com.
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Blue Marble Brands
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