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McMinnville-based Betty Lou's partners with nationally-know Marcus Lemonis

Dec 30, 2014

December 30, 2014 (Lincolnshire, IL) – Marcus Lemonis, Chicago-based entrepreneur and host of CNBC’s The Profit, announces a partnership with health snack manufacturer, Betty Lou’s Inc., based in McMinnville, Oregon. Betty Lou’s, which has been owned by self-starter Betty Lou Carrier since 1978, manufactures, supplies and co-packs food ingredients, health bars and crackers, and also specializes in accommodating common food allergies, sensitivities and dietary preferences by offering products that are gluten free and free of refined sugars, hydrogenated oils and genetically modified foods. These snack products are widely available at major grocery supermarkets and health food stores as well as online at www.bettylousinc.com, where shoppers can browse product by diet type.

“After doing business with Betty Lou Carrier, I saw that she possessed the 3 essential P’s of business success; People, Process and Product. I am excited to partner with Betty Lou’s on her food manufacturing dream that started more than 30 years ago through baking healthy snacks for her own children,” said Lemonis. “She is a world-class visionary that has made many strides in her community and the co-packing industry and I look forward to working with her and her company to reach monumental heights by broadening our reach of Betty Lou branded packaged goods and co-packed products. My number one goal is to build on this amazing company by growing the Betty Lou’s branded products and continuing to be the leader in co-packing for other great brands nationwide.”

“We’ve had tremendous growth over the past 30 years, and I attribute that to our people, our product quality and consistent focus on providing only the best finished goods,” commented Betty Lou Carrier. “This partnership gives us access to the additional resources needed to take the company’s development to the next level, and we will now be better equipped to give our customers a faster turn-around through receiving assistance with elements such as regulation, marketing, package designs and most importantly sales. Today is a great day at Betty Lou’s.”

For more information regarding Betty Lou’s Inc. visit www.bettylousinc.com, and to learn more about Marcus Lemonis visit www.marcuslemonis.com .

About Betty Lou’s Inc.

Betty Lou's Inc. located in beautiful McMinnville, Oregon has been in the Natural, Organic snack business for over 30 years. Founded by Betty Lou Carrier in 1978, Betty Lou’s has grown from a home kitchen based operation to two facilities. A 35,000 sq. ft. dedicated gluten free facility and a100,000 sq. ft. certified gluten free, state of the art facility with 240+ employees. Their company motto is, “It’s a great day at Betty Lou’s” and it truly is! In addition to manufacturing their own lines of all natural and gluten free, great tasting products, they also manufacture nutrition bars for a wide array of companies in the health food industry. Please visit www.bettylousinc.com

About Marcus Lemonis

Marcus Lemonis is an entrepreneur, investor, television personality, and chairman and CEO of Camping World and Good Sam Enterprises. Camping World is the nation's largest RV and outdoor retailer, and Good Sam is the world's largest RV owner's organization.

Lemonis is also known as the "business turnaround king" and host of CNBC's prime time reality series, The Profit, in which he lends his expertise to struggling small businesses around the country and judges businesses based on a "Three P" principle: People, Process, and Product. The Profit airs on CNBC Tuesdays at 10PM ET/PT.

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