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Saffron Road Participates in Social Venture Network Spring Conference in San Diego, CA


Brand Demonstrates Leadership in Transforming the Way the World Does Business through ‘Courageous Conversations’


Stamford, CT – April 25, 2013 – American Halal Company, Inc.’s Saffron Road brand is pleased to be among a select group of socially responsible companies to participate in the Social Venture Network's (SVN) Spring Conference, April 25-28, themed ‘Courageous Conversations.’


SVN, the first network of entrepreneurs who pioneered socially responsible business, has been fostering a movement toward a more just and sustainable economy for more than 25 years, and has spawned many of the world’s most successful triple-bottom-line businesses.


Among other business leaders, Saffron Road’s CEO, Adnan Durrani, will be one the conference’s speakers – addressing the topic of “Big and Small Changemakers: Creating Smart and Effective Partnerships” on Saturday morning between 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Also on the panel with Mr. Durrani are Caryl Levine, owner of Lotus Foods, and Errol Schweizer, Executive Global Grocery Coordinator of Whole Foods Market.


“Saffron Road is proud to be a part of the SVN Conference again this year. Our company supports sustainable business practices from our operations on the farm, to the way we deliver our products to the retail shelf,” says Adnan Durrani, Chief Executive Officer.


Given the brand’s commitment to ethical consumerism, the Saffron Road team is constantly challenging the way they do business to ensure all aspects of the brand adheres to their values and enables sustainable growth for the company. They are also supporters of the SVN Bridge Project, an initiative that raises the profile and voices of diverse entrepreneurs including entrepreneurs of color, young business leaders and women entrepreneurs.


You can read more about this event and Mr. Durrani’s participation at: http://www.csrwire.com/blog/posts/786-courageous-conversations-an-interview-with-social-entrepreneur-adnan-durrani


                                                                                                                   American Halal Co. markets All Natural Halal Certified food under the Saffron Road brand. Adnan Durrani, the CEO, and Jack Acree, the EVP, are serial entrepreneurs having been involved in companies like Vermont Pure Spring Water, Stonyfield Farms, Inc., Alexia Foods, and Terra Chips. The Company’s management and Board represent a team of proven entrepreneurs at building premium food brands. Saffron Road’s mission is to offer All Natural Halal Certified and Gluten Free foods, which are also holistic, sustainably farmed, and antibiotic free.  Saffron Road’s products are sourced from livestock which is fed only 100% vegetarian feed and are humanely treated. The Company seeks to bring its mission to a higher awakening with the local and global community, embodying a socially conscious company ethic as well as setting the standard for premium quality Halal Cuisine.

About SVN

Since 1987, Social Venture Network (www.svn.org) has been at the forefront of the socially responsible business movement, connecting, leveraging, and promoting a world-class community of thousands of innovative entrepreneurs working to change the way the world does business and the way that business affects the world. SVN connects the leaders of socially responsible enterprises to share lessons and resources, form strategic alliances, and explore new solutions that build a more just and sustainable economy.

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