For Immediate Release
November 11, 2010
Contact:
Monica Erskine
Endangered Species Chocolate
317.387.4372 Ext. 159
merskine@chocolatebar.com

Contact:
Colleen Holland
VegNews Magazine
415-642-NEWS (6397)
cholland@vegnews.com

Endangered Species Chocolate Wins 2010 Veggie Award for
Fifth Consecutive Year

INDIANAPOLIS – VegNews, America’s premier vegetarian lifestyle magazine, announces Endangered Species Chocolate (ESC) as the 2010 Veggie Award Winner for Favorite Chocolate. ESC has been awarded this honor since 2005. With nearly 46,000 readers voting for their favorite veg people, places, and products in 64 categories, this annual survey is the largest of its kind in the world. The awards showcase the best of vegetarian in categories ranging from soymilk, veggie burger, and restaurant to celebrity, website, and even most veg-friendly city.

“Endangered Species Chocolate is a leader in the vegetarian industry and continues to develop high-quality veg products. We are pleased to honor your accomplishments with a 2010 Veggie Award,” says VegNews Publisher Joseph Connelly.

ESC offers premium all-natural and organic chocolates that support species, habitat and humanity. 10-percent of the company’s net profits are donated to conservation efforts and its chocolate is sourced from farmers that participate in and benefit from ethical trade practices. ESC offers over twenty certified vegan chocolates.

The VegNews Veggie Awards recognize excellence in the vegetarian industry. VegNews’ readers submit their ballots during the month of August, and winners are announced in the holiday edition of the magazine. The annual celebration of the best that veg living has to offer has become the most popular feature in the publication. The issue will be available November 1 on newsstands everywhere and through the magazine’s website, vegnews.com.

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About Endangered Species Chocolate
Indianapolis-based Endangered Species Chocolate is fully committed to providing premium, all-natural ethically traded, naturally shade-grown, and kosher products, as well as products that are certified vegan and organic. To honor its core value – Reverence for Life – ESC confirms that all beans used in its products are purchased from family-owned properties where the income benefits the community. The company also donates 10-percent of net profits to help support species, habitat and humanity. The number one best selling brand of natural chocolate in the natural food category, ESC offers more than 30 products. For more information, please visit www.chocolatebar.com.

About Veg News
VegNews, America's premier vegetarian lifestyle magazine, has a readership of 210,000 and is read around the world. Each issue is filled with the latest in vegetarian news, global events, tantalizing recipes, nutrition updates, hot new veg products, must-read books, celebrity buzz, and even vegetarian weddings. The magazine has won dozens of awards since beginning publication in 2000.