LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23 Underscoring the company's reputationas natural, authentic frozen yogurt, Red Mango today announced that thecompany has been approved by the National Yogurt Association (NYA) to use theLive and Active Culture (LAC) Seal. In order to place the NYA Seal on itsproducts, Red Mango frozen yogurt was identified by the NYA as containing asignificant number of live and active cultures. In addition, Red Mango hadstate and USDA-certified independent laboratories perform tests on samples ofits products that certified that Red Mango frozen yogurt met all criteria forlive and active cultures adopted by the NYA Board of Directors.
"The National Yogurt Association is pleased to authorize the use of itsLive and Active Culture Seal on Red Mango frozen yogurt products," said NYAPresident Leslie Sarasin. "The company met the criteria for live and activecultures adopted by the NYA Board of Directors. We were very much impressedby the company's commitment to its core values, operating principles, andphilosophy of helping consumers understand the healthful attributes associatedwith consumption of live and active culture yogurt."
"Earning the Live and Active Culture Seal was extremely important to us aswe continuously aim to materialize the concept of healthy indulgence," saidRed Mango President and CEO Dan Kim. "The Live and Active Cultures Seal onour products assures our consumers that they're getting the most from theiryogurt."
In additional to live and active cultures, Red Mango frozen yogurt is madewith natural ingredients, is nonfat, and contains nutrients and probioticsthat are good for one's health, unlike traditional frozen yogurts that oftencontain artificial flavors, artificial sweeteners, or excessive calories fromsugar and fat. Because Red Mango frozen yogurt is real yogurt, it offers adelicious and authentic natural yogurt flavor, and important nutrients such ascalcium and protein.
Red Mango offers its authentic frozen yogurt in two simple yet deliciousflavors: Original (which tastes like real yogurt) and Green Tea (which is madewith natural matcha green tea). Customers can garnish their yogurt withdelicious toppings including fresh fruit, berries, nuts, granola and cereal.
About the National Yogurt Association
The National Yogurt Association (NYA) is the national trade associationthat represents the growing and innovative industry of manufacturers,distributors and marketers of Live and Active Culture yogurt, as well assuppliers of goods and services to the industry. NYA is dedicated toadvancing the interests of the live and active culture yogurt industry, aswell as helping consumers understand the healthful attributes associated withconsumption of these products. The Association also represents industry amongpolicymakers, the media and the general public through various legislative,public relations, regulatory and research activities.
NYA provides information on a variety of issues affecting the industryand provides information to consumers on the health aspects and nutritionalproperties of live and active culture yogurt. For more information, pleasevisit the NYA website at www.aboutyogurt.com.
About Red Mango, Inc.
Founded in 2002, Red Mango is South Korea's largest and most popularretailer of authentic frozen yogurt. The company's most uniquedifferentiating factor is its authenticity in creating a genuine nonfat frozenyogurt that is made with natural ingredients by licensed U.S. dairymanufacturers. Red Mango, Inc. is a California corporation, and currentlyoperates over 130 retail stories in major cities throughout South Korea. Thecompany recently opened its first two U.S. retail stores in Los Angeles andLas Vegas, and has plans to open 10 additional locations this year. For moreinformation about Red Mango, please visit www.RedMangoUSA.com orwww.myspace.com/RedMan