Zep Inc.’s Food Division Offers Programs, Products and Solutions to Prevent the Spread of Avian Influenza

ATLANTA--()--Zep Inc.’s (NYSE: ZEP) Food Division, a leading provider of professional-strength sanitation, antimicrobial interventions and maintenance products, today announced that solutions from Zep can help poultry producers prevent the further spread of the avian influenza disease that is causing concern across North American poultry farms.

“We also offer food safety consultants in every region to provide service, support and expertise that are unmatched in the poultry industry.”

It’s critical to the health of the poultry industry that growers and processors develop and maintain specific processes to provide the required sanitation and prevent the spread of avian influenza. Zep’s Food Division offers a variety of sanitation programs, including those that are effective against Influenza A, that combine the optimal combination of products, equipment, services and support that are critical to maintain bird health.

Zep’s extensive equipment line offers foaming and sanitation systems, as well as automatic dispensing equipment. Its value-added services include poultry farm service and maintenance visits, written service reports, training programs, sanitation procedures and cost-control reports.

“Zep’s product solutions solve the sanitation and health challenges the poultry industry faces on a daily basis that prevent the further spread of avian influenza,” said Mike Motta, Vice President Sales, Food Division. “We also offer food safety consultants in every region to provide service, support and expertise that are unmatched in the poultry industry.” All of Zep’s sanitation solutions are easy to integrate into existing farm processes.

If you want to learn more about solutions from Zep that can help prevent the spread of avian influenza please click here for more information or contact a food safety specialist at fooddivision@zep.com.

About Zep Food Division

Zep Food Division ‐ a Black Pearl Award winner by The International Association of Food Protection (IAFP) ‐ has been a true partner in food safety and sanitation for more than 70 years, offering a comprehensive line of products for all segments of the food & beverage industry and poultry farms. The company offers a variety of high quality CIP, COP and foam cleaners and sanitizers, antimicrobial intervention for direct application on food (meat, poultry, seafood fruits and vegetables), poultry health; (bird drinking water treatment (BWT) and bird health), drain maintenance, biofilm removers, hand care and janitorial products. For more information, visit www.zepfooddivision.com.

About Zep Inc.

Zep Inc., with fiscal year 2014 net sales of approximately $700 million, is a leading consumable chemical packaged goods company selling a wide variety of high-performance chemicals that help professionals and prosumers clean, maintain and protect their assets. We are focused on the attractive industry dynamics of the transportation market and the industrial maintenance and repair operation ("MRO") market, which together now comprise approximately 63% of our revenue with the balance derived from sales into the facilities maintenance vertical. We market these products and services under well recognized and established brand names, such as Zep®, Zep Commercial®, Zep Professional®, Zep Automotive®, Enforcer®, Misty®, TimeMist®, TimeWick™, Country Vet®, Original Bike Spirits®, Blue Coral®, Black Magic®, Rain-X®, Armor All Professional®, FC Forward Chemicals®, Rexodan®, Mykal™, and a number of private label brands. Founded in 1937, some of Zep Inc.'s brands have been in existence since 1896. Zep Inc. is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Visit our website at www.zepinc.com.

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