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Thanasi Foods is Second-Fastest Growing Boulder Private Company


Award-winning products satisfy growing consumer demand nationwide and drive company growth

BOULDER, CO – May 29, 2007 - Thanasi Foods LLC, a leading developer and supplier of household branded foods, announced today that that the company was awarded second place in the large company category at the prestigious Mercury 100 awards.

Hosted by Colorado’s Boulder County Business Report, the Mercury 100 awards recognize the achievements of Boulder and Broomfield county’s 100 fastest-growing private companies. In its tenth year, the Mercury 100 awards recognize companies based on their two-year revenue growth. This year, 100 companies were recognized in each of two categories; those reporting more than $2 million and those reporting less than $2 million in annual revenue.

“We earned this award thanks to the strong and trusted brand association consumers make with our products,” said Justin Havlick, president and CEO of Thanasi Foods. “It acknowledges the commitment our employees have made to creating flavorful, quality foods that consumers find irresistible.”

Thanasi Foods recently began distributing its newest product, FRANK’S™ REDHOT™ Original Beef Jerky, complementing the company’s successful, award-winning line of Jim Beam® snack foods including Jim Beam Original, Peppered, and Barbeque Beef Jerky and Jim Beam Original, Barbeque, and Jalapeño Sunflower Seeds.

About Thanasi Foods
Thanasi Foods LLC is a privately held, Boulder, Colo.-based developer and supplier of household branded foods. Established in 2003, Thanasi Foods’ branded products can be found in over 35,000 U.S. retail locations today with a growing retail share. For information about Thanasi Foods and the company’s products, visit the website at

FRANK’S® and REDHOT® and The Perfect Blend Of Flavor & Heat® are registered trademarks owned by Reckitt Benckiser Inc.

Jim Beam® is a registered trademark owned by Jim Beam Brands Co.



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