For Immediate Release
April 16, 2004

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Michael Straus
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nSpired™ Natural Foods
Appoints New Regional Sales Manager

San Leandro, Calif. – nSpired Natural Foods (, leaders in the Natural and Organic Foods industry, announced the hiring of Ms. Sandy Bethke as their new Central Regional Sales Manager.

The Central Regional territory covers 21 states, from Michigan to Texas, and is one of the fastest growing sales regions for organic peanut butter, almond butter, and natural chocolates.

A seasoned specialist in the natural and gourmet foods categories, Sandy spent the past seven years as the Midwest Business Manager for Natural Specialty Sales Incorporated (NSSI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Acosta, Inc. Prior to that, Sandy spent 5 years as Distributor/Buyer for North Farms Cooperative in Madison, Wisconsin.

Sandy and her husband “BJ” have been married for 14 years and reside in Waunakee, Wisconsin. Sandy's passion for organic and natural foods is matched only by her love of her six Black Labradors, showing them off in dog shows since she was seven years old.

nSpired Natural Foods owns leading natural foods brands Maranatha® Nut Butters, Cloud Nine® Confections, Tropical Source® Chocolates, AH!LASKA® Chocolate Sauce, Sunspire® Chocolates, Skinny® Chips, Cool Fruits® Freezer Pops, Pumpkorn® Pumpkins Seeds and Loriva® Cooking Oils.

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