Blue Horizon Organic Brings Healthy, Affordable Skillets and Seafood Bites to Canadian Health Food Association's Expo West 2009

    Affordable, flavorful Blue Horizon gluten-free Seafood Bites and one-step
Organic Skillets lure consumers to grocers' freezers with high quality

    APTOS, Calif. April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In making nutritious, natural and
organic meals more affordable to the everyday consumer, Blue Horizon Organic
Seafood Company products are finding a welcome place in North American
supermarket freezers now more than ever before. Even better, its quality,
value-added entree and appetizer lines feature seafood that is sustainably
raised or MSC-certified (Marine Stewardship Council), as well as hormone-free,
antibiotic-free and preservative-free. Find Blue Horizon Organic this weekend
as part of the Higgins Cohn Brand Management exhibit during the Canadian
Health Food Association's Expo West 2009, April 4 and 5, at the Vancouver
Convention & Exhibition Centre in Vancouver, B.C.

    Blue Horizon Organic, already the United States' largest supplier of
organically-raised, sustainable shrimp, will showcase its exciting line
additions at the show, including its four varieties of Blue Horizon Organic
Skillet Meals and  Blue Horizon Natural Seafood Bites, a gluten-free,
appetizer line made with four varieties, three of which feature MSC-certified

    Blue Horizon Organic Shrimp Skillet Meals include certified organic
ingredients and sustainably-raised shrimp, all of which are free of hormones,
pesticides, preservatives and antibiotics. These meals for two, ready to eat
in less than 10 minutes, are prepared stovetop in just one step. Varieties
include creamy Shrimp & Penne Alfredo, Shrimp & Penne Alla Vodka in a rich
organic tomato sauce, Garlic & Shrimp Rotini and Shrimp & Pesto Farfalle.

    Recognizing the millions of people in North America who have celiac
disease and have restricted diets, Blue Horizon Natural Seafood Bites allows a
growing market of wheat- and gluten-averse consumers to enjoy delicious
appetizers they otherwise could not. Each gluten-free variety contains 12
pieces per box, and is just 80 calories per serving. Products are also free of
preservatives, antibiotics and trans-fats. The "Bites" varieties include:
MSC-certified Salmon Cake Bites, made with wild Alaskan salmon; Crab Cake
Bites, Maryland-style mini crab cakes made with real crab meat (no
substitutes!); MSC-certified Fish & Chip Bites, featuring Pollock and
Northwest potatoes and MSC-certified Albacore Tuna Bites, with sweet chili and

    The full line of Blue Horizon Organic includes Crispy Shrimp Appetizers,
Organic Spring Rolls, one-step Shrimp Skillet Meals; its Blue Horizon Natural
line includes Seafood Bites, Natural Spring Rolls and 32-ounce Vegetarian
Skillet Meals; and a variety of on-contract club and private label products.
Products are found in better and conventional grocers' frozen food aisles.

    Blue Horizon Organic was founded by organics pioneer John Battendieri,
who previously built such brands as Millina's Finest Pastas & Sauces and Santa
Cruz Organics. In 2005 he formed Blue Horizon Organic to fulfill a tremendous
demand for sustainable seafood combined with value-added natural and organic
entrees and appetizers.

    Underscoring the premise that every consumer has the right to clean,
sustainable and responsibly-sourced seafood, Blue Horizon Organic only
partners with conservation-compliant, third-party-certified operations and
wild fisheries. Its model includes using no growth hormones, antibiotics,
tripolyphosphates, preservatives, artificial colorings and more, all part of
its mission to help protect the health and supply of aquatic ecosystems. Learn
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