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M2MEDIA360 Acquires NaturalFoodNet
Nov 05, 2007 (08:11 AM EST)
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- M2MEDIA360 today announces the acquisition of NaturalFoodNet, the print and online information source for professionals in natural and organic food supply. The NaturalFoodNet brand includes Natural Food Network magazine, The Certified Organic Food Directory, NaturalFoodNet.com, and other published products. This recent acquisition brings M2MEDIA360's total number of business-to-business magazine titles to 16.
"The natural and organic food industry has moved into the mainstream, and its spectacular growth and popularity with consumers has captured the attention of retailers from the smallest convenience store to super centers," says M2MEDIA360 President/CEO Marion Minor. "NaturalFoodNet's online community and print products have strong brand recognition throughout the industry and give us a solid foundation towards our aggressive plans to build a market- leading business intelligence and media brand."
NaturalFoodNet launched in 2003 with the publication of its annual directory and online news service. The Certified Organic Food Directory now lists more than 13,000 North American growers, processors and food manufacturers certified under the USDA's National Organic Program and is recognized by retailers as the definitive information source for certified suppliers and their products. Natural Food Network magazine, which now has a BPA-audited circulation of 15,025, followed in 2005. Natural Food Network magazine is published six times a year.
"Becoming part of the M2MEDIA360 family of brands enables us to continue developing much-needed interactive information services for the natural and organic food industry," says Dan Bolton, editor in chief of Natural Food Network magazine. "M2MEDIA360 has a strong business intelligence and research base, and our industry is hungry for it."
M2MEDIA360 is a business-to-business media company with separate, distinct and highly vertical properties. M2MEDIA360's print and online products offer traditional and new methods for marketing and educating readers in the food, beverage, petroleum, fine jewelry, geospatial and horticulture industries.
NaturalFoodNet, a division of One World Media, LLC, is comprised of a bi- monthly magazine, Web site, e-newsletters, directory and business intelligence which collectively inform and connect buyers and sellers in the natural and organic food industry.
CONTACT: Douglas B. Hebbard, Group Publisher M2MEDIA360 Office: 847-356-7675 Fax: 847-265-8957 dhebbard@M2MEDIA360.com
CONTACT: Douglas B. Hebbard, Group Publisher of M2MEDIA360, dhebbard@M2MEDIA360.com+1-847-356-7675, or Fax, +1-847-265-8957,
Web site: http://NaturalFoodNet.com/