The foods will be prepared without adding fat, artificial flavorings,
pesticides, antibiotics, chemicals, & other unnatural substances
found in today's food production processes. The nationally renowned,
award winning executive chef David Maltrotti is creating the innovative
vegetarian dishes & high-quality healthy cuisine. There will be
an organic juice health bar with made-to-order juices, smoothies,
etc. The menu includes such things as vegetarian burgers, organic
oven fries, Tuna steak, salmon burger, teriyaki tofu, Athenian spinach
& feta cheese, & all sorts of other goodies.
For those of you that think vegetarian fare is probably bland
& tasteless, I assure you that it is certainly not. I lived in San
Diego for 15 years -- the baked stuffed Zucchini I had there was
fabulous -- no meat dish could even come close to the taste. When
you try the Healthy Bites Grill that will eventually come to your
area, you will be pleasantly surprised.
The market is substantial. Americans spend more on fast food than
on books, movies, magazines, newspapers, videos, & recorded music
combined. The National Restaurant Association projected that 2000
sales in fast food restaurants will increase to $114.7 billion,
a 4.4% increase over 1999. Add to this the fact that health food
trends are on a decided upswing & you can see why this idea has
Those who now go to fast food places are just the beginning --
there are a great many people who do not frequent them because they
do not want to eat fattening, overly processed food loaded with
artificial ingredients. When they have the opportunity to get fast
service, food they enjoy, & food that will improve their health
at the same time, many of them will be HEXS customers. HEXS closed
3/22/2000 @ 2.93.
Call 800-575-4144 or 954-776-5401, fax 954-776-5402, or write
275 Commercial Blvd., Site 260, Lauderdale By The Sea, FL 33308.
www.hexs.com [R-6; M-7; L-8]
Nanophase Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ NMS/NANX) produces
& markets nanocrystalline materials. Some of its products: NanoTekR
aluminum oxide, & other NanoTekR materials including barium titanate,
barium strontium, antimony tin oxide, cerium oxide, copper oxide,
gold,indium oxide, iron oxide, platinum, silicon dioxide, zinc oxide,
& many others. The operation is certified under ISO 9001.
These specialized materials are used by such industries as cosmetics
& skin care, pigments & coatings, electronics, chemical, & others.
To facilitate the close relationships needed with customers, about
one-third of NANX's employees have doctorate, masters, or bachelors
degrees in such materials-related fields as chemical engineering,
physics, ceramics, & metallurgy.
For the year ended 12/31/99, revenues were $1,424,847, with a
net loss of ($5,117,067). The move into the black is expected by
2001. I have a patent in the barium titanate field, & can appreciate
what NANX is doing -- it is transitioning & repositioning itself
rapidly increase its revenue. This is an emerging growth company.
Its products contribute to the profitability of its customers. It
entered 2000 with contracts in hand that are expected to generate
revenues of over $3 million this year. NANX closed 3/22/2000 @ 13.43.
Call 630-734-4776, fax 630-323-1221, or to get information, fax
800-pro-info, code NANX. www.nanophase.com [R-6; M-7; L-8]
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or Sneak Previews. If you hold such stocks, please go to WallStreetCorner-
& use "Financial Navigator." Click the "Go Search" button at the
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You'll get the current price & volume, & at the top right of that
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You can either read them, or print them out, which is what I do.
You can usually get anything else you want from the pull down menus.
I include updates on only a few situations. Since you can get those
same releases, I am either very brief, or just refer to them. I
concentrate on sharing my opinions with you. I'll continue to include
Check my "Larry Oakley's Daily Comment" section on WallStreetCorner
for more coverage. I suggest you go there daily -- it's one of the
most popular draws on the site -- thousands go there.
A1 Internet.com, Inc. (OTC BB/AWON -- CS 9/99) will apply
for a NASDAQ listing 3/21/2000, since the SEC just cleared its form
10SB. Good news. Call CEO Bruce Bertman @ 800-706-0017, or Colby
Sambrotto @ 212-509-4565. www.A1internet.com [R-6; M-7; L-8]
American Bio Medica Corp. (NASDAQ/ABMC -- CS Sneak 12/98)
reported Q3 (1/31/2000) sales of $6,046,000, up 30.2%, with a net
loss of ($454,000), improved from ($836,000). I like what ABMC is
doing, & look forward to a continuing move toward profitable operation.
Call Melissa Decker @ 800-227-1243 or 518-758-8185, fax 518-758-8171,
e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or write 122 Smith Rd., Kinderhook,
NY 12106 www.americanbiomedica.com [R-6; M-6; L-8]
Bidhit.com Inc. (OTC BB/BHIT -- CS 8/99) plans to acquire
EZBid Inc., a wholly owned sub of Systemax Inc. (NYSE/SYX) -- www.ezbid.com.
Hollinger (NYSE/HLR) expanded its stake in BHIT to 1.463 million
shares (12.4%). BHIT is moving ahead fast. Call 425-424-3660, fax
425-424-3661, or write 204 18702 North Creek Pkwy, Bothel, WA 98011.
www.bidhit.com You may also contact their IR firm, Park Avenue Capital
Corp. @ 80 Fifth Ave., Suite 401, New York, NY 10011 -- 800-953-8711,
fax 212-727-3685. [R-6; M-7; L-9]
Compositech Ltd. (NASDAQ CTEK -- CS Sneak 5/99) will license
its patented technology to major laminate manufacturers. Licensing
is an excellent way to get profits to the bottom line with little
or no overhead required. Call CEO Jonas Medney @ 631-436-5200, fax
631-436-5203, or write 120 Ricefield Lane, Hauppauge, NY 11788-2008.
You may also call Richard Fixaris @ 904-409-0200. www.compositechltd.com
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