Acacia Diversified Holdings, Inc. (OTC QB:ACCA) Announces Entry Into Exclusive Supply Agreement With Uncle Matt's Organic
Acacia Diversified's initial foray into the organic citrus product market shows promise as the company's Citrus Extracts, Inc. subsidiary enters into long-term, exclusive contract with Uncle Matt's Organic, the largest grower and shipper of organic citrus in Florida, to provide organic citrus peel products to the food, beverage, cosmetics, nutraceutical and botanical markets.
Ocala, Florida, Sept. 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE.
Acacia Diversified Holdings, Inc. (OTC QB:ACCA) (the "Company")
www.acacia.bz announced that
it's wholly owned operating subsidiary, Citrus Extracts,
Inc., has entered into an exclusive agreement with America's
premiere organic juice company, Uncle Matt's Organic www.unclematts.com. Pursuant to the
terms of the agreement, Uncle Matt's Organic, the largest grower
and shipper of organic citrus in Florida and the oldest organic OJ
brand in the US, will supply it's organic citrus peel to Citrus
Extracts, where it will be processed using the Company's
proprietary production methods. The agreement represents Acacia
Diversified's first significant supply agreement since its recent
entry into the organic citrus product market.
Citrus Extracts' President, William Howe,
stated, "we are tremendously excited to further our entrance into
the fast-growing organic market with an industry leader such as
Uncle Matt's Organic - one of the highest quality and most
respected organic citrus juice providers in the country." He
continued; "our agreement allows us to process Uncle Matt's Organic
citrus peel using our proprietary process to create new organic
products for the food, beverage, cosmetics, nutraceutical and
botanical markets". The Company expects Citrus Extracts to
begin production of its organic citrus peel products at the
beginning of this year's Florida citrus season, November, 2013.
In response to the agreement, Matt McLean,
President, Uncle Matt's Organic, stated: "we are pleased to be
partnering with Citrus Extracts to further develop this new
market." He added; "we believe it will be a mutually beneficial
relationship that will provide new and exciting organic products."
Uncle Matt's Organic currently offers an array of organic juice and
fresh produce nationwide in leading supermarkets and online.
About Acacia Diversified Holdings, Inc.
Acacia Diversified Holdings, Inc. (OTC QB:
ACCA), through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Citrus Extracts, Inc.,
is a cutting edge provider of organic citrus peel products. By
leveraging its proprietary processes, the Company converts clean,
fresh, nutritious citrus peel material into highly desirable
ingredients for use as spices, teas and ground citrus additives for
food, beverages, nutraceuticals and cosmaceuticals. The
process does not introduce any chemicals or foreign substances into
the citrus material or its finished products. This unique
proprietary technology not only provides the Company with a
competitive advantage is its industry, but also supports an
environmentally-friendly approach to optimizing the full use of our
About Uncle Matt's Organic
Uncle Matt's Organic is a Florida-based
family-owned company offering premium quality organic citrus juices
and organic produce. All Uncle Matt's products have no synthetic
additives or preservatives. Produce and finished products are
produced under the strict regulation and guidelines of Quality
Certification Services, the largest and most respected organic
certifier in Florida. Products are available in health food
stores, Publix, Kroger, Whole Foods and other supermarkets
nationwide. The company is an active member of Organic Trade
Association (OTA) and supports the Organic Farming Research
Foundation and the Rodale Institute.
CONTACT: Contact Information:
Mr. Steven L. Sample, CEO
Acacia Diversified Holdings, Inc.Investor.email@example.com
Source: Acacia Diversified Holdings, Inc.