CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 17, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Swisher Hygiene Inc. (" Swisher Hygiene") (Nasdaq:SWSH) (TSX:SWI), a leading provider of essential hygiene and sanitation products and services, today announced that it will be presenting at the Robert W. Baird 2011 Business Solutions Conference on Thursday, February 24, 2011 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. The presentation will begin at 11:30 AM Eastern Time. 

Investors and interested parties may listen to the webcast of the presentation by visiting Swisher Hygiene's website at www.swisherhygiene.com under the investor relations section at the appropriate time.

About Swisher Hygiene Inc.

Swisher Hygiene Inc., formerly known as "CoolBrands International Inc.", is a NASDAQ and TSX listed company that provides essential hygiene and sanitation solutions to customers throughout much of North America and internationally through its global network of 73 company-owned operations, 10 franchises and 10 master licensees covering the United Kingdom, Ireland, Portugal, the Netherlands, Singapore, the Philippines, Taiwan, Korea, Hong Kong/Macau/China, and Mexico. These essential solutions include products and services that promote superior cleanliness and sanitation in commercial environments, enhancing the safety, satisfaction and well-being of employees and patrons. Swisher Hygiene serves customers in a wide range of end-markets, with a particular emphasis on the foodservice, hospitality, retail, industrial and healthcare industries across North America.
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