Green BEAN, Hillenbrand Partnering

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Indianapolis-based Green BEAN Delivery has announced a corporate partnership with Hillenbrand Inc. (NYSE: HI) in Batesville. The deal involves a health and wellness program that includes nutrition tracking. July 29, 2014

News Release

BATESVILLE, Ind. - Green BEAN Delivery, an online home delivery service that provides organic produce and natural groceries to Midwest members, announces today that Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE: HI), has signed on as a corporate health and wellness partner. The Midwest farmer and artisan network will serve as a new employee resource to make healthy food more convenient and accessible for Hillenbrand associates.

Green BEAN Delivery's corporate health and wellness program encourages a community-based approach to health and wellness in the workplace. By offering free tools, including recipes, food storage tips and programming, the company helps employees realize their healthy eating goals and make lasting diet changes. Green BEAN Delivery also tracks employee participation in the program and attends corporate events to advise employees on using nutrition to improve their lifestyles.

"Green BEAN Delivery is dedicated to providing our members with the freshest, most nutritionally rich and delicious foods from our vast network of local growers and artisans," said Shane Towne, president of BEAN, LLC. "This passion for providing families healthy selections pairs well with the enhanced wellness program that Hillenbrand is providing their associates and their families. We are very excited about our new partnership with Hillenbrand and look forward to a very long and fruitful campaign of encouraging better health through diet, while supporting local and regional economies."

On July 29, Green BEAN Delivery kicked off the new partnership by providing two educational seminars to employees about the importance of eating well. During the seminars, the company highlighted the value of eating organically and locally.

"At Hillenbrand, we place an important emphasis on the health and wellness of our associates," said Julie Joerger, Director of HR Global Services. "Partnering with Green BEAN Delivery is yet another example of Hillenbrand’s commitment to providing associates with the education, options and resources they need to live a healthy lifestyle. Ultimately, this program furthers our promise to support the communities in which we work and live."

Green BEAN Delivery was founded in Indianapolis in 2007 by husband and wife team Matt Ewer and Elizabeth Blessing. Created to make organic produce and natural groceries convenient, affordable and accessible to Midwest communities, the company is now the region's most extensive network of farmers and artisans with organic and sustainable practices.

Since its inception, Green BEAN Delivery has invested millions of dollars into local food economies throughout the Midwest. Focused on home delivery of organic, local and sustainably grown foods, the company is proudly servicing thousands of customers throughout the Midwest market. Green BEAN Delivery also operates the Feel Good Farm, a certified organic farm located in Indiana, and EcOhio Farm, located in Ohio.

For more information on Green BEAN Delivery, visit http://www.GreenBEANdelivery.com or follow the company on Twitter at @GreenBEANInd.

About Green BEAN Delivery

Green BEAN Delivery is an online home delivery service that provides organic produce and natural groceries to its members throughout the Midwest. The company provides an avenue for local artisans and farmers to share their crafts and talents with community members. BEAN stands for the principles that guide the company’s mission: Biodynamic, Education, Agriculture and Nutrition. Green BEAN Delivery has a passion for giving back to the communities in which it does business. Other company initiatives include Tiny Footprint Distribution, focused on distributing locally made products to retail stores; EcOhio Farm, a partnership with the Cincinnati Zoo; and Feel Good Farm, Green BEAN Delivery's first certified organic farm in Indiana. For more information, visit http://www.GreenBEANdelivery.com .

About Hillenbrand, Inc.

Hillenbrand (www.Hillenbrand.com) is a global diversified industrial company that makes and sells premium business-to-business products and services for a wide variety of industries. We pursue profitable growth and meaningful dividends for our shareholders by leveraging our leading brands, robust cash generation capabilities and strong core competencies.

Source: Green BEAN Delivery