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Explorer's Bounty Official Sponsor of Art Basel 2008's Paint the Town Green Event

MIAMI, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- When "Ocean Drive" magazine celebrates its seventh consecutive year of publishing "Art Basel Miami Beach" next month, Explorer's Bounty will serve as an official sponsor of the Hollywood-themed event. Slated for December 5, 2008 at the Ocean Drive Photo Studio in midtown Miami, the theme of this year's Paint the Town Green event will be "The Emerald City." This "The Wizard of Oz" leitmotif will coincide with the film's 70th anniversary. That night, emerald green will take on its 21st-century connotation for an "exciting evening of earthy elements and eco-friendly surprises." A manufacturer of USDA certified organic coffee, tea, chocolate and puffed fruit that crunches, Explorer's Bounty's earth-conscious food products will be included in the event's custom-designed gift bags. Art Basel 2008 Paint the Town Green attendees who would like to learn more about the organic goodies their gift bags will contain can do so online at

Billed as the most important art show in the United States, Art Basel Miami Beach combines an international selection of top galleries with an exciting program of special exhibitions, parties and crossover events featuring music, film, architecture and design. Invited guests are expected to include elite art collectors; CEOs of national corporations; and local, national and international VIPs, celebrities and premier media. In honor of the 70th anniversary of the Academy Award-nominated film "The Wizard of Oz," this year's Paint the Town Green event will revolve around a The Emerald City theme.

Jim Ford, CEO of Explorer's Bounty, has this to say about his company's official sponsorship of the Art Basel 2008 event: "Paint the Town Green is going to be an eco-conscious class act all around. As a company that prides itself on combing the globe for earth-friendly products that help preserve the environment, we are thrilled to have our name connected to the celebration."

Environmentally aware individuals who like a taste of the certified organic products Paint the Town Green's elite will be treated to in their gift bags can check out all of Explorer's Bounty's coffees, teas, chocolates and puffed fruits that crunch online at Interested media may arrange a meeting with Explorer's Bounty management by calling (512) 514-6045.

About Explorer's Bounty

At Explorer's Bounty, "exploring the planet for nature's finest bounty" is a commitment the company holds true. Explorer's Bounty markets and manufactures premium certified organic food products found throughout the world. Committed to local and global community well-being, Explorer's Bounty has donated to marine wildlife charities in the U.S., has partnered with a Costa Rican plantation gone organic and endeavors daily to build direct trade. For more information on Explorer's Bounty, visit

CONTACT: Kristyn Hutzell Moll of Avalon Communications, +1-512-514-6045, for Explorer's Bounty

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