TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 15, 2013) - Organic Potash Corporation (CNSX:OPC) ("OPC" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce today that its wholly owned subsidiary GC Resources Ltd. has completed pre-commercial testing and entered commercial production mode.

The plant is now manufacturing 3 tonnes of product per 24 hour period. The Corporation intends to expand production to 36 tonnes/day with additional investment in plant capacity.

Mrs. Heather Welner, President, CEO & Chairwoman stated: "We are extremely pleased to have our K2 mini plant achieve this turning point in the life of the Corporation. We are now able to enter into agreements for the sale of our 99%+ organic pure potassium carbonate. It is our intention to raise sufficient monies as quickly as possible to allow us to upgrade the plant to 36 tonnes/day of production."

Mrs. Welner, President, President, CEO & Chairwoman added: "Both myself and Mr. Augustus Tanoh, EVP wish to personally commend and thank our staff on the ground in Ghana who have been so dedicated in achieving this goal."

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