Father Daughter Business Partners Honored for Ozonator™ The Green Refrigerator Machine at 2011 Gourmet Products Award


The Ozonator™ known as the Green Refrigerator Machine™ that extends life of perishable foods, Wins Award for “Best Kitchen Utensils, Gadgets and Chef Item”at the 2011 Gourmet Product Awards

Las Vegas, Nevada – November 2011 –Brittany Karlen Messmer and Russ Karlen, co-founders of the Ozonator, LLC., a family business, are pleased to announce that their Ozonator™ The Green Refrigerator Machine™ which extends the life of perishable food in Refrigerators, has been awarded the 2011 Gourmet Product Award for Best Kitchen Appliance in the Kitchen Utensils, Gadgets and Chef Items category.

The award winning Ozonator™ The Green Refrigerator Machine™ conceived by then college student Brittany Karlen Messmer and funded by father Russ Karlen, replicates the earth’s Ozone by oxidizing and neutralizing ammonia and ethylene to delay the onset of mold and decay of perishable foods in your refrigerator.

According to Brittany, she is pleased the Ozonator, The Green Refrigerator Machine a lightweight, compact (6”x 5”) battery-operated device that replicates the Earth’s ozone, the most powerful disinfectant produced in nature, was highlighted by the Gourmet Products Awards to provide families an inexpensive solution to expensive refrigerator waste.

“It is frustrating to try and eat fresh foods when they spoil so rapidly. The average household throws out 180 lbs. of produce per year due to spoilage, so our Ozonator provides a perfect solution,” says Brittany Karlen Messmer. “By purifying the air and cleansing the environment the Ozonator extends the life and flavor of a foods including fruits and vegetables which decay most rapidly and are often the most expensive to purchase fresh.”

The Gourmet Product Awards organization recognizes companies, products and services that stand out in quality, innovation and special merit. “The Ozonator, The Green Refrigerator Machine was awarded Best Kitchen Utensils, Gadgets and Chef Item at the 2011 Gourmet Product Awards at ceremony last week in Northern California.

The Ozonator, The Green Refrigerator Machine not only extends the life of food, saving money, it also offers many other benefits like the elimination of all odors in the refrigerator, i.e.: fish, garlic, onions, etc. It operates on four “D” batteries and initially generates ozone for the first 60 minutes of operations, then automatically switches to standby mode for 170 minutes, activating itself every 10 minutes repeating that cycle for 230 minutes until the batteries need replacement (usually 3-4 months).

Consumers can purchase the Ozonator™ The Green Refrigerator Machine™ on line through http://www.ozonator.com or call 702-363-5343.

The Ozonator™ popularly known as The Green Refrigerator Machine™ promotes a clean environment inside your refrigerator. Produced in sufficient quantities, ozone is known to oxidize, and thereby destroy, many harmful germs and bacteria, molds, and yeast that can be transmitted from one family member to another by hand contact on foods, food containers and other hard surfaces inside your refrigerator. The Ozonator™ has been proven by a leading independent laboratory to produce ozone in safe quantities, reduce orders, and extend the shelf life of refrigerator stored perishable foods. The Green Refrigerator Machine recently took first place as Best of Expo at the New Living Expo in San Francisco and placed among the top five in the New Products Category at Go Green Expo in Los Angeles. Priced at $29.95, with the savings you get from food staying fresh longer, it will pay for itself within two months. For each Ozonator sold, a percentage is donated to The Iacocca Diabetes Foundation, dedicated to the advancement of diabetes research. To order, please visit, http://www.ozonator.com or call 702-363-5343.

Russ Karlen graduated 1971 from University Of Southern California with a BA in political science. As an entrepreneur he has spent the last 27 years as one of the founding distributors of NuSkin Enterprises. Russ has a beautiful wife and two sons and a daughter, all who graduated with honors from USC. Russ is an avid golfer, has traveled internationally speaking and training, and shares his daughter Brittany’s passion for sharing the cost-saving and green message of the Ozonator™ The Green Refrigerator Machine™ http://www.greenrefrigeratormachine.com

Brittany Karlen Messmer graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University Of Southern California Marshall School Of Business in May 2007 with a triple concentration of Entrepreneurship, Management Communication and Real Estate Development. Through a very personal circumstance, the death of her Grandmother due to Type 1 Diabetes, Karlen became committed to helping find a cure for the disease. As a result, a percentage of sales proceeds are donated to The Iacocca Diabetes Foundation, a philanthropic organization dedicated to the advancement of diabetes research, created by Lee A. Iacocca, who refers to the Ozonator™ The Green Refrigerator Machine™ as “The most exciting invention for the refrigerator in the last 100 years.” Mr. Iacocca has personally contributed more than $20 million over a period of 40 years to the foundation in the effort to help eradicate this terrible disease that afflicts millions around the world. For more information please visit http://www.greenrefrigeratormachine.com

The Gourmet Product Awards are designed to honor excellence and superiority of new products. We recognize companies, products and services that stand out in tier quality, innovation and special merit. The judging process involves a New Product Awards advisory panel, end user panel and a VIP panel of judges consisting of industry professionals. Winning entries are dubbed the “best of the best” in the gourmet industry. The Gourmet Awards were created to recognize excellence worldwide. In the first week of the award program announcement we received over 300 nominations. http://www.gourmetawards.org


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