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EPITOPE EXPANDS MANAGEMENT TEAM OF AGRIMAX SUBSIDIARY

 MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Epitope Inc. (AMEX: EPT) today announced two management additions and a promotion at its wholly owned subsidiary, Agrimax Inc. The changes were made in response to the growing demand for the company's Fresche Blossoms(TM) line of packaged fresh flowers.
 Charles E. Bergeron, formerly senior vice president of Freightliner Corp., has been named president and chief executive officer. Joining Bergeron, as vice president of operations, is Mead A. Kirkpatrick, formerly president and general manager of Pacific Tropical Products Inc. The senior management team at Agrimax also includes Roxanne E. Bakula, who has been promoted to the position of vice president, sales and marketing. Bakula joined the company in 1992 as director of sales and marketing.
 "Chuck Bergeron has a strong background in management with a company noted for a dedication to manufacturing quality products, including experience with operations in the southeastern U.S. where we are now taking our first step toward offering the Fresche Blossoms product line nationwide. Mead Kirkpatrick adds years of experience in packaging and distributing perishable products," said Adolph J. Ferro, president and chief executive officer of Epitope. He noted that a national retail chain recently added the Fresche Blossoms product line in its eastern and certain mid-western stores for three major holidays in the upcoming year.
 Agrimax manufactures and markets Fresche Blossoms packaged fresh flowers. Using an innovative packaging system and a proprietary floral preservative, the Fresche Blossoms system extends the life of fresh-cut flowers.
 Epitope Inc. is an Oregon biotechnology company which develops and markets products for the detection of AIDS and other indications and, through its agricultural units, superior new plants and related products.
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 /CONTACT: Mary Hagen of Epitope Inc., 503-641-6115/
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