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Press Release: Hemp Foods Pioneer Nutiva To Introduce New 3 Pound Bulk Size Organic Hemp Seed And Hemp Protein At Natural Foods Expo

SANTA PAULA, CA –NUTIVA, (http://nutiva.com), the innovative hemp foods and coconut oil company is introducing three-pound bags of organic Hemp Protein and Shelled Hemp Seed at Expo West Show booth #2231, March 14-16 in Anaheim, CA.

The new three-pound bags of are Certified-organic and vacuumed sealed. With strong retail customer demand for larger sizes, Nutiva is now selling these convenient bulk hemp foods to cafes, juice bars, coops, and Internet re-sellers.

“The word is spreading fast that hemp is a nutritional powerhouse. By buying in bulk, our customers can now save money and reduce packaging waste,” states Nutiva CEO and Founder John W. Roulac.

Nutiva’s Organic Shelled Hempseed has a deliciously, nutty flavor. Simply add them to cereals, yogurts, salads, and HempShakes™. Nutiva’s Hempseed is considered by leading researchers to be one of the most nutritious superfoods on the planet—packed with protein, magnesium, Omega-3 and GLA. Plus, it contains 66% edestin—more than any other plant. Edestin is a bioactive protein that is easy to digest. 1 tbs of Hempseed or Hemp Protein Powder contains 48% RDI of magnesium — vital to 300 human bio-chemical processes.

HEMP COMPARISON

Nutiva Product Protein Fiber Fat Carbs
Hemp Oil 0% 0% 100% 0%
Hempseed 33% 2% 45% 13%
Hemp Protein 37% 43% 9% 0%

Nutiva customer Daily Juice of Austin Texas serves up delicious Hemp Mate Lattes and Hemp Smoothies at their two locations. “Nutiva’s Hempseed and Protein are amazing super foods. Our hemp-based Tropical Transfusion is one of our top 3 sellers and a top requested additive to
all of our smoothies. We love to support hemp,” says owner Matt Wahrer.

The Daily Juice Tropical Transfusion recipe: Mango, Pineapple, Banana, Nutiva Hemp Protein, Nutiva Coconut Oil, Almond Butter, spirulina, and agave.

Try other delicious raw hemp seed nut recipes, which include Nutiva Hempseed, Nutiva Coconut Oil, and agave or maple syrup. Visit nutiva.com for more exciting new healthy recipes.

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HEART HEALTHY NUTIVA HEMPSEED AND PROTEIN ARE RICH IN OMEGA-S

90% of American’s take in far too little Omega-3 and hempseed is considered by leading experts to be an ideal source of Omega-3 & GLA– and it’s packed with protein

SANTA PAULA, CA –Hemp is increasingly being touted as the Superfood of 2008. According to Nutiva’s CEO and Founder, John Roulac: “The nutrition packed into hemp seeds is phenomenal: 33% protein and they have the ideal balance of Omega 3s to Omega 6s. Hempseeds are high in fiber and provide rare fats GLAs and SDAs which are not common in the US diet.”

Most Americans don’t get enough Omega-3s but far too much Omega-6s. The Mayo Clinic states on their web site “The intake of Omega-3 essential fatty acids reduces high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and the risk of heart attack and cancer.”

Dr. Andrew Weil a well-known author and expert on health also is an advocate of hemp foods.

Nutiva and founder and CEO Roulac have been in the news recently because experts, moms, celebrities, and fitness enthusiasts have finally caught on to the enormous health benefits of hempseeds, hemp oil, and coconut oil.

Nutiva offers five delicious ways to enjoy the goodness of certified-organic hemp foods: Nutiva Shelled Hempseed, Hemp Oil, Hemp Protein, Hemp Bars, and HempShakes™.

Nutiva’s hemp products have been featured on The Today Show, The Economist, Men’s Journal, Better Nutrition, and The Los Angeles Times.

Nutiva and Roulac will be exhibiting at the Natural Products Expo West Show in Anaheim March 14-16th visit booth #2231. For heart healthy Nutiva recipes visit nutiva.com

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