HOLMESVILLE, Ohio, Apr 09, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Amish Naturals, Inc. (AMNT) today announced that it has filed patent applications, in accordance with the U.S. Patent Statute, 35 U.S.C. ss. 111, to secure Intellectual Property protection for its high-fiber products. Amish Naturals has filed an application for a high-fiber pasta which retains a natural taste and mouth feel and avoids unwanted organoleptic shortcomings normally associated with conventional high-fiber pasta products. Additionally, Amish Naturals has filed an application to obtain patent coverage of a product and method to increase the fiber content of flour-based comestibles, especially baked goods, again, without incurring unwanted organoleptic shortcomings normally associated with increasing fiber in flour-based foods.
According to Troy Treangen, Executive Vice Present/COO of Amish Naturals, "We are constructing a solid Intellectual Property portfolio to protect our family of products which includes all-natural, gourmet pastas, cereals, nutrition bars and other premium food products."
About Amish Naturals, Inc.
Founded as an organic pasta producer, Amish Naturals now manufactures and distributes organic and natural pastas, condiments and bakery products through its recent acquisitions of Prima Pasta, based in Los Angeles, California; the Amish Heritage Line, based in Lancaster, PA; and Schlabach Amish Bakery, based in Millersburg, Ohio. Amish Naturals' mission is to increase shareholder value through the sale and distribution of organic and natural Amish food products to the growing market for organic and wholesome foods. Last year, the U.S. market for natural/organic foods was estimated to have totaled approximately $13.8 billion. Building on generations of traditions, the company has created food that reflects the wholesomeness and purity of the Amish people and their culinary customs. For more information please visit www.amishnaturals.com.
Business Risks and Forward-Looking Statements
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