Skylar/Haley’s achievONET Awarded Progressive Grocers 2004 Editors Pick Best New Product

Pleasanton, CA September 1, 2004 – SkylarHaley a leading Food and Beverage
company announced today that their achievONET, low carb, high protein nutritional coffee beverage has been selected by the Editors of Progressive Grocers as a 2004 Editors Best New Product award. Editors’ Picks are reported to identify Progressive Grocers’ editors’ favorite new products from 2003 and 2004 – using specific criteria such as originality, packaging and merchandising programs, and choosing only from among the products that manufacturers offered for consideration. These results will be featured in a special section in the September 1 issue of Progressive Grocer.

“In July at this years NNFA show our Stoneridge Orchards line of whole dried berries were awarded best new sweet snack product. With achievONE being selected as a stand out product by the editors at Progressive Grocer, in one year our entire line of products, including Stoneridge Orchards line of whole dried berries and essnT our line of all natural sparkling 100% juice beverages have won awards.” Says SkylarHaley General Manager Peter Vermeulen.”

SkylarHaley products are now available nationally at many fine retailers
including Sam’s Club, Costco Wholesale, Jamba Juice, Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s and online at,, and

About SkylarHaley
SkylarHaley ( is a leading Food and Beverage company focused on bringing innovate products to market. By creating national brands in the food and beverage industry and to obtain a market leading position through excellence in product innovation and customer service. We are dedicated to our customer’s product experience and pledge to sponsor activities that benefit the community we plan to serve.

Headquartered in Pleasanton, California, an East Coast office in Sterling, VA and an office in Rogers, Arkansas, SkylarHaley was founded in July 2002 by Perry Abadir and Jonathan Smith. With a combined fifty plus years of industry experience in the Food and Beverage business Mr. Abadir and Mr. Smith clearly have what it bring innovative product to market.

Mr. Abadir and Mr. Smith also own Blue Sun Corporation, a food and non food brokerage company that specializes in selling to the Warehouse Clubs and to larger grocery retail chains. Blue Sun has been hired by SkylarHaley to represent the essnT beverage line in the Club Market.