Green Innovations Announces Product Approval for Sale at Whole Foods Markets
MIAMI, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Innovations Ltd. (OTCQB: GNIN) (OTCBB: GNIN) ("Green Innovations" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Green Hygienics, Inc. ("Green Hygienics"), has completed a category review process with Whole Foods Markets and has been approved for sale at their stores across the United States.
"We are very excited that several of our flagship products, including the new Clearly Herbal wipes, have been approved for regional optional sale at Whole Foods Markets across the country," stated Bruce Harmon CEO of Green Innovations. "Their focus as the country's leading retailer of natural and organic groceries and status as most admired company in the food and drug store industry will create an ideal showcase for our green products. We are confident that our products will be positively received by Whole Foods buyers in each of their regional offices."
Founded in 1980 in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market is the leading retailer of natural and organic foods and America's first national "Certified Organic" grocer. In fiscal year 2012, the Company had sales of approximately $12 billion and currently has over 345 stores in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Whole Foods Market employs approximately 73,000 team members and has been ranked for 16 consecutive years as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" in America by Fortune magazine.
"This could be a giant leap forward for the Clearly Herbal brand in North America, similar to their popularity in Western Europe," stated Tray Harrison, National Sales Manager of Green Hygienics. "I look forward to working closely over the next few weeks with representatives in each Whole Foods regional office to secure what we hope will be their first of many purchase orders."
About Green Innovations Ltd.
Green Innovations Ltd., through its wholly-owned subsidiary Green Hygienics, Inc., is the exclusive licensed North American distributor of American Hygienics Corporation's 100% tree-free bamboo-based product line, including personal care and paper-based goods. The Company provides consumers the opportunity to enjoy high-quality and performance eco-friendly goods from dedicated experts that have been producing bamboo products for over a decade, along with the cost-benefit of local raw material manufacturing, and the satisfaction of knowing that by using these products they are doing their part to reduce their carbon footprint and to continue the movement towards a more healthy and sustainable planet.
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