Vermont Organic Fiber March 15,2006 To contact Allan Brittondirectly, call (802) 388-1344 or email him [email protected](link sends e-mail) In making the announcement Matthew Mole, founder of Vermont OrganicFiber, said “Al’s combination of professional experience and academic trainingwill increase our ability to develop new products and processes that will benecessary to develop the organic wool market as a whole.” To learn more about VermontOrganic Fiber, visit www.vtorganicfiber.com(link is external) Middlebury,VermontNew ChiefOperating Officer for Vermont Organic Fiber For ImmediateRelease Allan Britton Joins Middlebury Firm 802.388.1313 (fax)802.388.4351 for more informationcontact: “We are excited to have Al join our team and feel that he will allow usto better our ability to further develop and supply the emerging market forcertified organic wool products,” says Mole. “He understands our mission and hasthe skills and experience that are perfect for our young, fast-growingcompany.”### Matthew Mole Founded in January 2000 Vermont Organic Fiber has quickly become a globalleader in the development and supply of certified organic wool products. Thecompany works with a worldwide network of wool producers and processors to meetthe certified organic fiber needs of its customers. The company is expert insourcing and managing the production of the highest quality wool yarns, fabric,and batting. With more than fifteen years of experience in developing thecertified organic “eco” fiber market, the Vermont Organic Fiber Company iscommitted to the highest quality products and sustainable business practicesthat support and facilitate healthy individuals, farms, and communities. Allan T. Britton (whose picture appears below) has joined Vermont OrganicFiber of Middlebury as Chief Operating Officer. He brings more than 25 years ofprofessional experience in textile manufacturing, management, and operations. Inaddition to his extensive professional experience Al also has a Ph.D. in PolymerChemistry from the College of Environmental Science and Forestry at SyracuseUniversity and a MBA from the University of New Hampshire.