Landec Investment in Innovation Fuels Growth

Landec Food Business Meeting Consumer Demand Through Launch of New Superfood Products

MENLO PARK, Calif., Nov. 15, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Landec Corporation (Nasdaq:LNDC), a materials science company that develops and markets innovative and patented products for food and biomedical applications, announced today that its strategy to focus on and invest in its wholly-owned food subsidiary, Apio Inc., has resulted in new value-added vegetable products, under Apio’s Eat Smart┬« brand, gaining distribution throughout North America. Apio is a leader throughout North America in the value-added produce category, offering pre-cut and ready-to-use packaged vegetables, vegetable blends and salads, as well as vegetable trays for snacking or entertaining. Apio leverages Landec’s BreatheWay┬« packaging technology to gain a competitive edge and extend the shelf life of its products.

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