Introducing NUK® Patriotic Pacifiers and Sippy Cups

  Introducing NUK® Patriotic Pacifiers and Sippy Cups

                   Made in the USA Exclusively for Walmart

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- July 18, 2013

NUK USA, a leading producer of infant and toddler products in North America,
is proud to announce the launch of Patriotic sippy cups and pacifiers “Made in
the USA” and exclusively available at Walmart. As families head into the heart
of summer, what better time to celebrate the spirit of America than with these
bold designs on products that kids love. According to a new national survey
conducted by the Consumer Reports National Research Center, 80 percent of
United States consumers are quick to state that they prefer products made in
America (Consumer Reports magazine, 2013)^1.

Gerber® Graduates® Hard Spout Sippy Cup (Photo: Business Wire)

Gerber® Graduates® Hard Spout Sippy Cup (Photo: Business Wire)

Not only do these new products wave the American flag, they support healthy
development for children. The NUK® Orthodontic Pacifier is the #1 selling
pacifier brand in the US with its unique, natural nipple shape that promotes
healthy oral development. The Gerber® Graduates® Hard Spout Sippy cup offers
moms a 100% leak-proof, break-proof, spill proof guarantee. Just what she
needs during all her summertime fun. In addition, the unique spout shape helps
start the transition to a regular cup.

“Our facility has been manufacturing products in Reedsburg, Wisconsin since
1961, and we’re proud to be one of the few feeding brands making products in
the USA,” says Walter Lehneis, Vice President of Marketing at NUK USA.
“Summertime is filled with patriotic celebrations, and these functional
products rooted in NUK’s developmental heritage are great for both child
development and our country. And it’s great to offer them exclusively at
America’s leading retailer!”

About NUK

Since 1956, NUK has been a global leader in designing innovative products that
promote safe and healthy development for infants and toddlers. Unique designs
and innovative features have made NUK one of the most trusted brands in the
industry. Backed by a dedicated team of experts, NUK combines science with
style to deliver breakthrough products that meet the needs of today’s active

NUK offers an extensive product line marketed under the NUK and Gerber^®2
brands. From breast and bottle feeding a precious newborn to feeding an active
toddler, NUK is dedicated to making products that help moms promote healthier
child development.

About Jarden Corporation

Jarden Corporation is a leading provider of a diverse range of consumer
products with a portfolio of over 100 trusted, quality brands sold globally.
Jarden operates in three primary business segments through a number of well
recognized brands, including: Outdoor Solutions: Abu Garcia®, Aero®, Berkley®,
Campingaz® and Coleman®, ExOfficio®, Fenwick®, Gulp!®, Invicta®, K2®, Marker®,
Marmot®, Mitchell®, Penn®, Rawlings®, Shakespeare®, Stearns®, Stren®,
Trilene®, Völkl® and Zoot®; Consumer Solutions: Bionaire®, Breville®,
Crock-Pot®, FoodSaver®, Health o meter®, Holmes®, Mr. Coffee®, Oster®,
Patton®, Rival®, Seal-a-Meal®, Sunbeam®, VillaWare® and White Mountain®; and
Branded Consumables: Ball®, Bee®, Bernardin®, Bicycle®, Billy Boy®, Crawford®,
Diamond®, Dicon®, Fiona®, First Alert®, First Essentials®, Hoyle®, Kerr®,
Lehigh®, Lifoam®, Lillo®, Loew Cornell®, Mapa®, NUK®, Pine Mountain®,
Quickie®, Spontex® and Tigex®. Headquartered in Rye, N.Y., Jarden ranks #383
on the Fortune 500 and has over 25,000 employees worldwide.

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^1 Consumer Reports magazine. (2013, February). Products Made in America -
Consumer Reports. Retrieved July 12, 2013, from Made in America? :
Mintel. (2012). Marketing to Moms - US, Februatry 2012. Chicago, IL: Mintel
Group Ltd.

^2 Gerber^®, Graduates^® and the Baby Head logo are trademarks of Société des
Produits Nestlé, S.A., Vevey, Switzerland, used under license.

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