Ceapro Inc. Licenses New Mint Variety: Will Develop Extracts for Innovative Cosmeceuticals and Nutraceuticals

EDMONTON, ALBERTA, CANADA--(Marketwire - April 17, 2008) - Ceapro Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CZO) has signed a licensing agreement with the University of Guelph for the use of a spearmint variety containing very high levels of rosmarinic acid, a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. Generally the compound is found only in limited quantities - most typically in rosemary but also in smaller quantities in several herbal plant species, including mint. The appeal for Ceapro is threefold: