VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA – April 20, 2015 – Organo Gold, the global gourmet coffee company that caters to consumers’ active lifestyles, today announced that it has opened operations in Scandinavia and Slovakia. Scandinavian nations include Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. Paul Jarvis, Regional Vice President of Europe, CIS and Africa, will manage the Company’s activities in these countries.

“Organo Gold continues its European expansion through Northern and Central Europe,” said Bernardo Chua, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Organo Gold. “Each of these five countries has an advanced economy, an entrepreneurial culture and lifestyle that results in a high demand for our products. These are all important foundational pillars in sustaining successful OG operations.”

Scandinavian nations are consistently at the top of the list when it comes to global coffee consumption. In a 2013 poll, Finland held the number one spot for coffee drinking, with neighbors Sweden, Norway and Denmark not far behind. Slovakia also makes the top ten list of worldwide coffee consumption per person, placing at number six on the same poll.

“The economic leadership of these countries along with their long history and culture of coffee consumption is allowing us to open the Scandinavian region along with Slovakia; a Central Europe bridge to our CIS operations,” Co-Founder and Global Master Distributor Shane Morand added.

“All demographics within these countries have shown great interest in the OG opportunity as a way to bridge culture and lifestyle to an economics benefit,” added Holton Buggs, Executive Vice President of International Sales and Marketing at Organo Gold. “We look forward to serving those customers who want to make Organo Gold products a part of their wellness regimen.”

Organo Gold current product line contains a wide variety of ganoderma based gourmet coffees, teas and supplements. The products available in Scandinavia and Slovakia are: Gourmet Black Coffee, Gourmet Mocha, Gourmet Latte, Gourmet King of Coffee, Gourmet Hot Chocolate, Traditional Black Tea, Green Tea, Black Ice Tea, Espresso UNO, Espresso DUE, Espresso TRE, Organic Ganoderma Lucidum, Ganoderma Lucidum Mycelium, and Organic Spore Powder. Organic King of Coffee and Traditional Black Tea are new additions to the European market. Organo Gold Red Tea is available in Slovakia.

In celebration of Organo Gold’s expanding European family, the Company is offering OG Distributors a new promotional package of Traditional Black Tea, Gourmet King of Coffee and an OG branded kettle. Details can be found by logging in to the EU Back Office.