Naturally Advanced Technologies announces participation in Bio-Fibres Symposium

    VANCOUVER, Nov. 28 /CNW/ - Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. ("NAT" or
the "Company") (OTCBB: NADVF), a developer of proprietary technologies for
processing and production of environmentally sustainable bast fibers, today
announced its participation in the Bio-Fibres Symposium: Binding Innovation to
Opportunity, taking place in Edmonton, Alberta, from November 28-29, 2007.
    Mr. Jason Finnis, the Company's co-founder and Chief Operating Officer
has been invited to present the latest developments in CRAILAR(R) fiber
technology, the Company's proprietary biotechnology for processing organic
bast fibers such as hemp and flax, two abundant, agriculturally-produced
renewable resources. CRAILAR(R) is currently being developed in collaboration
with Canada's National Research Council and the Alberta Research Council, and
is expected to provide an environmentally sustainable, economically attractive
alternative to pesticide intensive and petrochemical-based fibers in a wide
range of commercial applications, including textiles and advanced composites.
    An initiative of Agriculture and Agri-food Canada, the 2007 Bio-Fibres
Symposium is hosted by the Alberta Research Council, and supported by the
National Research Council, the Government of Alberta, and the Saskatchewan
Flax Development Commission. Commenting on the Symposium, Jason Finnis said,
"This is an outstanding opportunity to present CRAILAR(R) fiber technology to
a diverse audience of corporations, researchers and governments working toward
developing Canada's bio-fibre industry. CRAILAR(R) is intended to establish
Canada as a front-runner in the research and development of environmentally
sustainable technologies for bast fiber production."

    ABOUT Naturally Advanced Technologies, Inc.

    Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. ("NAT" or the "Company") is
committed to unlocking the potential of renewable and environmentally
sustainable biomass resources from hemp and other bast fibers. NAT, through
its wholly owned subsidiary CRAILAR(R) Fiber Technologies Inc., is developing
proprietary technology for production of bast fibers, cellulose pulp, and
their resulting byproducts, in collaboration with Canada's National Research
Council and the Alberta Research Council. CRAILAR(R) technology offers
cost-effective and environmentally sustainable processing and production of
bast fibers such as hemp and flax, resulting in increased performance
characteristics for use in textile, industrial, energy, medical and composite
material applications. The Company is also a provider of sustainable,
environmentally friendly fibers and fabrics through its apparel division
HTnaturals. Founded in 1998 in response to the growing demand for
environmentally friendly, socially responsible clothing, NAT adheres to a
"triple bottom line" philosophy, respecting the human rights of employees, the
environmental impact of the Company's operations and fiscal responsibility to
its shareholders.

    Safe Harbor Statement

    This release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of
Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, Section 21E of the Exchange Act of
1934 and the provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995 and is subject to safe harbor created by these sections. Actual results
may differ materially due to a number of risks, including, but not limited to,
technological and operational challenges, needs for additional capital,
changes in consumer preferences, risks associated with: market acceptance and
technological changes; dependence on manufacturing and material supplies
providers; international operations; and competition.

For further information:

For further information: Kenneth C. Barker, Chief Executive Officer,
Naturally Advanced Technologies, Inc., Ph. (604) 255-5005,

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