February 3, 20003


Bay Area PR Firm Creates Buzz in Organics

Point Reyes Station, CA - Straus Communications (www.StrausCom.com) has been retained by Fort Bragg, California based Thanksgiving Coffee Company (www.thanksgivingcoffee.com), award-winning producers of gourmet, certified organic, fair trade and shade grown coffees. Straus will be handling all aspects of Thanksgiving's consumer and trade public relations.

Founded in 1972 by roastmaster Paul Katzeff, Thanksgiving Coffee has a long history of social, environmental and business innovation - including the recent conversion of their delivery fleet to 100% Biodiesel. Thanksgiving imports coffee beans from more than 15 countries around the world, roasts them, and then distributes them to stores, cafes, restaurants, and individuals throughout the U.S.

Founded in 1999 by Michael Straus, Straus Communications provides public relations and marketing services, specializing in organic products, sustainable agriculture, and environmental public affairs and policy. Straus' client list includes Wildwood Harvest Foods, Niman Ranch and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

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