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2011-05-05 16:04:00

WAYNE, Pa., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VitaminSpice (OTCBB: VTMS) (German WKN: A0YE4L) (www.vitaminspice.net) VitaminSpice is pleased to announce today the hiring of it's new President and Director, Kevin Donovan to manage the next stage of the Company's accelerated growth plans, based on current and future sales and positioning the brand within food service and retail channels.. "Kevin has tremendous integrity, experience and innovation with a trusted network of C-level industry leading...

2011-01-10 07:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Experts predict healthcare cost to rise as much as 9 percent in 2011, and more of that cost will fall on consumers. Now more than ever, consumers should take control of their health in order to lower personal healthcare costs. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110110/DA26823) Regardless of whether you are trying to trim down, build up or improve your health, Smoothie King (www.smoothieking.com) suggests three simple steps to a...

2010-08-09 06:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Smoothie King Franchises, Inc., the originator of the nutritional fruit smoothie, has been dedicated to providing healthy alternatives to the public since 1973. The company continues to follow this mission with the addition of Omega 3-6-9, Libido Boost for Men and Libido Boost for Women to its line of high-quality dietary and nutritional supplements. Omega-3, Omega-6 and Omega-9 are known as essential fatty acids--fats that the human body is unable to...

2010-06-25 09:19:00

NEW ORLEANS, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Smoothie King Franchises Inc., the Louisiana-based originator of the nutritional fruit smoothie, held its 2010 Franchise Conference June 4 and 5 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel. Themed Accountability Drives Profits, the conference featured keynote speaker Gerry Wienholt, president of PEP, Inc. and well-known motivational consultant. More than 300 Smoothie King franchisees and executives attended the annual event. "We are so very grateful for...

2010-06-01 09:46:00

ATLANTA, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Planet Smoothie, a Petrus Brands company intent on redefining the smoothie category, is honored to announce the launch of the Pink Promise Smoothie, researched and developed by Planet Smoothie's nutritionist and approved by Susan G. Komen for the Cure's breast health experts. The Pink Promise Smoothie is the first product developed in partnership to benefit Komen for the Cure. For every Pink Promise Smoothie sold, Planet Smoothie will donate $.50 to...

2010-04-26 06:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Smoothie King, the 1973 creator of the nutritional smoothie, is transforming the category once again with the introduction today of Fit n' Crunchy - a series of 12-ounce bowls filled with tart yogurt or sorbet in six flavor options, each topped with premium heart-healthy granola and packing nutrition worthy of the "superfood" moniker. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100426/AQ92682) The new Fit n' Crunchy bowls mark the same spirit of...

2010-04-12 06:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Smoothie King, the 1973 originator of the nutritional fruit smoothie, has reached an agreement with BW Ventures, LTD, to develop multiple stores in the Cayman Islands within the next few years. BW Ventures, LTD, operated by Barry Bodden and Gary Watler, plans to have their first location up and running in summer 2010. "In recent years, there has been a strong movement in the Cayman Islands toward healthy living," said Bodden. "We are confident that...

2010-02-02 13:01:00

MIAMI, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Grab your fitness gear and get hydrated! On February 21, 2010, SOBeFiT Magazine and Editor-in-Chief Marta Montenegro invite fitness enthusiasts of all ages to meet in the heart of historic South Beach for the 2nd annual SOBeFiT 5k Run+Walk and Fitness Festival. Hundreds of participants will meet on 8th Street and Ocean Drive to take in South Beach's most famous streets, while enjoying the early morning ocean breeze. Setting the pace for the second year will...

2009-12-14 06:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- This year was a good year to be the king. Despite a down economy and a dismal year for food-service franchising, Smoothie King expanded during 2009 - racking up four key awards this week from key opinion leaders monitoring the franchise business community: Entrepreneur magazine ranked Smoothie King no. 1 in the juice bar category on the 31st annual Franchise 500 list - marking the 17th straight year that Smoothie King has occupied the no. 1 spot...

2009-08-17 07:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Smoothie King, the originator of the nutritional fruit smoothie, has provided healthy alternatives to the public since 1973. The company continues to support that commitment by announcing the launch of the new Premium Smoothie King line of Vitamins and Supplements that address current American habits. Some 2009 trends include: The recession is sparking a search for balance in nutrition and overall lifestyles, with consumers eliminating anything toxic...