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Mannatech and M5M on Pace to Provide 16 Million Meals to Malnourished Children in 2018


(NASDAQ:MTEX), a global health and wellness company,
announced today that in partnership with Mission
5 Million Foundation
(M5M) and Kids
Around the World's OneMeal program
they have provided 10 million
meals for children in the first half of the year and are on pace to
achieve their overall goal of providing 16 million meals in 2018.

"Our mission at M5M is to combat malnutrition by providing food-sourced
supplements to children in need, around the world," said M5M Executive
Director Sarah Louthan. "We set a goal to provide 16 million meals this
year and at mid-year we were at 10 million, and we feel we can reach the
16 million mark before year-end."

Each meal is enhanced with Mannatech's PhytoBlend™ product, a
plant-based powder that mixes easily into foods such as soups, rice and
porridge. It contains over 20 vitamins and minerals to help promote good
health and vitality and provides many of the nutrients otherwise found
in fruits, vegetables, minerals, grains and oils. Many communities
around the world to do not have access to this variety of nutrient
sources, leaving millions of children malnourished.

"We're helping children get the best nutrients through Mannatech's
PhytoBlend powder. It is all-natural, real-food supplementation that can
be easily added into a regular diet," said Landen Fredrick, Chairman of
the M5M Foundation and Chief Global Sales Officer and President, North
America at Mannatech.

Half of the 16 million meals in 2018 are being delivered through the
partnership between Mannatech, M5M and Kids Around the World.

"Our specific goal with Kids Around the World is eight million meals in
2018, and at mid-year we are at four million," said Louthan. "We're
right on pace."

The other eight million meals will be distributed through partnerships
with InspiraGuate
in Guatemala, Convoy
of Hope
in El Salvador, Hands
at Work
in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Zambia, and other charity
partners in South Africa.

"The ability we have to provide PhytoBlend and millions of meals is
because of Mannatech," added Louthan. "For every $100 spent on Mannatech
products, a one-month supply of PhytoBlend powder is donated to help
nourish a child in need. It is a wonderful demonstration of love and
concern for children."

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