Santa Cruz Organic® and Oceana Make Waves for Ocean Preservation This Summer Consumers Encouraged to Choose for Santa Cruz Organic and Vote for Their Favorite Oceana Ocean Preservation Act to See It Supported

CHICO, Calif., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, Santa Cruz Organic® and Oceana will make waves to help preserve the ocean environment with the help of fans on Facebook. From now through August 24, 2013, consumers can visit the Santa Cruz Organic Facebook page to choose which Oceana ocean preservation and protection action will receive a $25,000 donation from Santa Cruz Organic.

Born in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Santa Cruz Organic gained attention with varieties of delicious lemonades and limeade, all made with certified USDA organic fruit juice and available in recyclable 32-ounce glass bottles. Since its founding, the company has stayed committed to making organic foods while preserving the environment. The Choose for Santa Cruz Organic campaign draws from this commitment and consumers' passion to do good for the world. Through its partnership with Oceana and the help of consumers, Santa Cruz Organic hopes to make a positive difference for our oceans. This summer, you get to choose how Santa Cruz Organic will make a difference. Visit Santa Cruz Organic on Facebook and cast your vote for Protecting Marine Wildlife, Promote Responsible Fishing, Preserve Special Places or Pursue Clean Energy.

"Oceana is thrilled to work with Santa Cruz Organic on this Facebook campaign," said Matt Littlejohn, Senior Vice President for Strategic Marketing & Communications at Oceana. "Social media is a powerful platform for engaging citizens and we hope the voters will also become advocates for Oceana's mission to ensure our seas can increase in biodiversity and help feed the one billion people who depend on the oceans for food."

Oceana understands the importance of preserving and protecting the world's oceans and is the largest international advocacy group working solely toward that end. Since 2001, Oceana has protected over 1.2 million square miles of ocean and countless sea turtles, sharks, dolphins and other sea creatures. Santa Cruz Organic is proud to partner with Oceana and help further their mission to protect the ocean and its creatures.

About Santa Cruz Organic:
As a pioneer organic brand, Santa Cruz Organic® was the first to have a wide range of organic, 100 percent juices and blends and the first juice processor to use all organic fruit sourced from growers certified by an independent, third-party certification organization.  With a history of developing innovative products, Santa Cruz Organic currently offers more than 60 organic items ranging from organic fruit juices and sparkling beverages to organic fruit sauces, chocolate flavored syrups, peanut butters and fruit spreads. Visit or for more information.

About Oceana:
Oceana is the largest international advocacy group working solely to protect the world's oceans. Oceana wins policy victories for the oceans using science-based campaigns. Since 2001, Oceana has protected over 1.2 million square miles of ocean and countless sea turtles, sharks, dolphins and other sea creatures. More than 550,000 supporters have already joined Oceana. Global in scope, Oceana has offices in North, South and Central America and Europe. To learn more, please visit

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