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FRONTIER ADDS NEW CERTIFIED ORGANIC PRODUCTS TO BULK LINE
Additions will boost selection of organics in stores and restaurants.

BOULDER, COLO, SPRING 2001 - There are now more options than ever for people who like food prepared with organic ingredients, whether they are cooking their own meals or eating out. Frontier Natural Products Co-op has expanded its market-leading selection of organic bulk products with 37 new products available in quantities from 1 lb. to 25 lbs. The new products are comprised of food items, seasonings and beverages. Frontier offers bulk customers convenience, value and the widest selection of certified organic bulk herbs, spices and seasonings available.

Among the new certified organic food products are Instant Fiesta Black Bean Mix, Instant Veggie Chili, Bac'Uns (bacon-less soy bits), Roasted and Salted Soy Nuts, 1/4" Diced Potatoes, Egg Powder and Tomato Flakes. Beverage products include certified organic Instant Hot Cocoa Mix, English Breakfast Tea, Barley Juice Powder and Bancha Leaf Green Tea. Seasonings include certified organic Garlic Pepper, Chili Powder, Fajita Seasoning, White Peppercorns and Taco Seasoning.

"Expanding our line of organic bulk products has enabled us to offer many more of the everyday certified items that people are looking for," says Kathy Larson, Frontier's director of Bulk Products and Quality Assurance. "We have combined quality and value in our certified organic offerings, making it easier for organic ingredients to be used in everyday recipes and meals, whether they're made at home or in fine restaurants around the country."

Frontier Bulk Products
All of Frontier's bulk products are free of artificial colors, flavors and ingredients and meet Frontier's stringent quality specifications and standards. Advantages of buying in bulk are the guarantee of freshness and potency, as well as cost savings on packaging, which also benefits the environment. Frontier's wide selection of certified organic bulk products are all grown without the use of toxic and persistent synthetic fertilizers, pesticides or herbicides.

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Frontier Natural Products Co-op(TM)
Founded in 1976 and based in Norway, Iowa, Frontier Natural Products Co-op(TM) offers a full line of natural and organic products under the Frontier, Simply Organic®, Aura Cacia® and Aura Cacia Organics® brands. Products include culinary herbs, spices and baking flavors; bulk herbs and spices; and natural and organic aromatherapy products. Frontier's goal is to provide consumers with the highest-quality organic and natural products while supporting and promoting social and environmental responsibility. For more information, visit Frontier's website at www.frontiercoop.com.