TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 4, 2013) - Organic Potash Corporation (CNSX:OPC) ("OPC" or the "Corporation") is very pleased to announce that it has received verification from Intertek, a trusted provider of quality analytical testing worldwide (, that the Potassium Carbonate which is being produced at OPC's Tema production plant by its K2 production line is pharmaceutical grade in purity (above 99.2% in purity).

Samples of OPC's final product were sent to Intertek and testing was conducted at Intertek's New Jersey facility.

Mrs. Heather Welner, President, CEO and Chairwoman stated: "I am very pleased with these results as we now have two (SGS & Intertek) global independent chemical testing firms confirming that our Potassium Carbonate is above 99.2% in purity which is needed in order to be deemed 'Pharmaceutical Grade.' Pharmaceutical Grade Potassium Carbonate is in very high demand globally for manufacturing, food and pharmaceutical applications. OPC has been achieving these purity results using a patented manufacturing process which does not require a secondary, chemically and electrolytically induced process in order to achieve 99%+ purity. Our system of producing Pharmaceutical Grade Potassium Carbonate is an industry and global first in that our product originates from an organic source, no heavy metals, no arsenic."

About Organic Potash Corporation

Through its proprietary patented technology, Organic Potash Corporation produces 99%+ pure potassium carbonate (potash) from the ash of agricultural waste, in particular, cocoa husks. The purity of the company's potassium carbonate will allow Organic Potash Corporation to target multiple industries including the Agricultural and Pharmaceutical industry. Organic Potash Corporation is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario and its shares trade on the Canadian National Stock Exchange under the trading symbol "OPC". For further information, please visit the company website at

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Contact Information:

Organic Potash Corporation
Mrs. Heather Welner
President and CEO
(905) 452-8060