Press Release

Basel, 07 October 2002

Jungbunzlauer wins supplier of the year award from Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc.

Basel, October 7, 2002 – In the very competitive global category "Ingredient Commodities", Jungbunzlauer has been awarded supplier of the year.

At the presentation of the award, Rob Hawthorne, CEO Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc. said: "Along with unwavering quality and customer service Jungbunzlauer recorded zero defects along with 100% on time deliveries. They recently opened a new manufacturing plant in Canada, which will result in reduced lead times and inventories through the use of a new vendor managed inventory system.

In addition Jungbunzlauer has provided superb technical depth and creativity to augment our research and development capabilities particularly surrounding our recent reformulation cost saving initiatives. Trust, flexibility, market intelligence and superb customer service describes this key stakeholder and valued supplier."

Jungbunzlauer is very happy having received this award. It confirms our commitment to quality, service and delivering value to our customers.


For further information please contact:

Jungbunzlauer Inc.
Georg Mieling, President
7 Wells Avenue
Newton Centre, MA 02459

Telephone: +1 (617) 969-0900
Fax: +1 (617) 964-2921