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Spectrum Introduces Organic Olive Oil Mayonnaise

New Variety joins Wasabi, Roasted Garlic, and Dijon in Artisan Line

PETALUMA, CA, July 8, 2005—Spectrum Naturals, the #1 overall mayonnaise brand in the natural foods category*, announces the addition of Olive Oil Mayonnaise to its Artisan line of organic mayonnaise.

Spectrum Artisan Olive Oil Mayonnaise joins Wasabi, Roasted Garlic and Dijon to the organic line, introduced late last year.

The company that was the first to introduce a canola oil-based mayonnaise now takes the finest organic cold pressed extra virgin Arbequina olive oil from Spain and creates a smooth, creamy mayonnaise with all the organic goodness of Spectrum. As with the three original Spectrum Artisan varieties, Olive Oil Mayonnaise is certified organic and kosher and contains no hydrogenated fat, sugar, corn syrup or preservatives.

"This newest addition to our Artisan line of organic mayonnaise opens new doors of creativity to chefs and home cooks," said Neil Blomquist, Spectrum's president and chief executive officer. "It's made for -- and by -- people who really care about the flavor and quality of their foods."

The Spectrum Organic Artisan Mayonnaise collection is packaged in 12-ounce glass jars. The suggested retail price for all four varieties is $5.39. The products are now available in supermarkets, natural foods stores and specialty retailers nationwide. For more information, recipes, or a store locator, please visit

Spectrum Organic Products, Inc. (OTCBB -- SPOP), the leading manufacturer and marketer of organic and natural oils and condiments in North America, was founded in 1986 by Jethren Phillips. Today, the company sells more than 185 products under the Spectrum brand, as well as industrial sizes of oils and condiments through its Spectrum Ingredients® division. The company continues to embrace its four core values---GOOD PEOPLE---GOOD PRODUCT---GOOD PROCESS---GOOD PLANET---and serves as a role model for ethical practices. In an effort to further educate on the safe, precise and nutritious uses of cooking oils, Spectrum pioneered the 1-2-3 Cooking concept. Spectrum is the No. 1 brand in a variety of categories among leading U.S. natural foods stores and is the preferred choice for discriminating chefs, dietitians and health-care practitioners.

'Safe Harbor' Statements under the Private Securities Act of 1995: The statements contained in this release, which are not historical facts, are forward-looking statements subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth or implied by the forward-looking statements. These risks are described in SPOP's Securities and Exchange Commission filings.

*SPINS Total US, 52 weeks ending 2005-Jan-22

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