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(Steamboat Springs, Colo.) Honey Stinger, the leading manufacturer of honey-based nutritional products has been named to Outside Magazine’s prestigious “Best Places to Work” list. The company is recognized for supporting local and national non-profits, promoting eco-friendly commuting and providing an all-around great place to work in the mountains.

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Outside’s “Best Places to Work” project celebrates the innovative companies setting a new standard for a healthy work-life balance. The list was compiled with the help of the Outdoor Industry Association and Best Companies Group. The yearlong selection process began with an outreach effort that identified a wide range of non-profit and for-profit organizations with at least 15 employees working in an office in the United States. Participating companies were sent confidential employee-satisfaction surveys and employer-questionnaires to collect information about benefits, compensation, policies, job satisfaction, environmental initiatives, and community outreach programs. The experts at the Best Companies Group then analyzed the results and selected the companies that best enable employees to pursue active lifestyles while also supporting their social and environmental contributions.

“This is a great honor for us,” said Rich Hagar, chief operating officer at Honey Stinger. “At Honey Stinger we work hard, play hard and, believe it or not, we don’t pay our employees in Stinger Waffles. You can see our enthusiasm during the Steamboat Stinger mountain bike and trail running race weekend. Dozens of our employees are out on course volunteering or actually competing and representing the brand in their free time.”

Located just a few steps, or pedal strokes, away from world-class Nordic and alpine skiing, running and riding, employees regularly product test Honey Stinger’s line of nutritional products on classic Colorado trails and are rewarded with vacation days by commuting to work on two wheels or two legs.

"We're proud to publicize the efforts of these 100 companies," said Outside editor Christopher Keyes. "They each show a real commitment to creating active, healthy work environments and put a premium on innovative benefits. Year after year, Outside's Best Places to Work program demonstrates that America's most successful companies are the ones that consistently promote true work-life balance for their employees."

About Honey Stinger
Located in Steamboat Springs, Colo., Honey Stinger makes convenient, nutritious and great tasting honey-based foods including energy bars, protein bars, organic energy gels, organic waffles, organic chews, and now Kids’ Organic Waffles. Fueling some of the country's top cyclists, runners, triathletes and teams, Honey Stinger products may be found at specialty sporting goods retailers, natural food grocers and www.honeystinger.com.

About Outside
Outside is America's leading active lifestyle brand. For more than 30 years, Outside has covered travel, sports, adventure, health, and fitness, as well as the personalities, the environment, and the style and culture of the world Outside. The Outside family includes Outside magazine, the only magazine to win three consecutive National Magazine Awards for General Excellence, The Outside Buyer’s Guides, Outside Online, Outside Television, Outside Events, Outside+ tablet edition, and Outside Books

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