Press Release Source: 21st Century Technologies, Inc. Jane Butel Corporation Begins Trading with Symbol JBTL Wednesday July 14, 2:52 pm ET LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 14, 2004--21st Century Technologies, Inc.'s (OTC:BB TFCT.OB) Jane Butel Corporation has been approved by the NASD to trade on the OTC Bulletin Board, effective July 14. The company's shares will now be listed on the NASD OTC Bulletin Board under the trading symbol JBTL. "We are extremely pleased with this progression of the Jane Butel Corporation and believe this is just the beginning of many great things for the Jane Butel Corporation and for 21st Century Technologies added shareholder value," said Kevin Romney. 21st Century Technologies, Inc. received a substantial stock and warrant position in Jane Butel Corporation for providing funds and assistance which allowed the company to go public. "We are extremely pleased over this approval by the NASD," said Jane Butel, CEO of Jane Butel Corporation. "We are elated that our stockholders and the ********* public will now have the opportunity to buy and sell our shares through this efficient market." About Jane Butel Corporation The Jane Butel Corporation is a multi-faceted sales and service organization directing its efforts at the growing interest in the Southwestern lifestyle. JBTL is led by Ms. Jane Butel, President and CEO, an internationally recognized authority on the regional cooking of the American Southwest. She is often credited with starting the Tex-Mex craze. The Jane Butel Corporation is the only company in the market that integrates and cross-promotes all aspects of the Southwestern lifestyle. JBTL's corporate structure exploits each business unit's resources to expand sales and reduce operating, marketing and distribution costs. JBC offers the most comprehensive collection of quality Southwestern products and services at an excellent value while maintaining the utmost level of consumer satisfaction. The Jane Butel brand is leveraged across the following business segments: Jane Butel's Southwestern Cooking School teaches methodologies and practices consistent with the best aspects of Southwestern cuisine and has been profiled by Bon Appetit magazine as one of the best vacation cooking schools in the world. Spices and other ingredients exclusively licensed for sales and distribution through Pecos Valley Spice Company, which is well-known for the purest, high quality ingredients used in Southwestern cooking. Jane Butel's Southwestern Cooking Club, a membership organization similar to a book club where subscribers receive bi-monthly kits including instructional videos and rare, hard-to-find premium ingredients. A line of 16 Southwestern cookbooks authored by Jane Butel (6 are best sellers). "Jane Butel's Southwestern Kitchen," a television series that originally aired nationwide on December, 2001 and has run on PBS since September, 2002. The show promotes the Southwestern cuisine/lifestyle and integrates marketing opportunities for JBC books and related products. 21st Century Technologies is a Business Development Company, operated pursuant to the Investment Companies Act of 1940. It holds various enterprises as investments and seeks to grow companies in which it has an interest. Safe Harbor Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: The statements which are not historical facts contained in this press release are forward-looking statements that involve certain risks and uncertainties including but not limited to risks associated with the uncertainty of future financial results, regulatory approval processes, the impact of competitive products or pricing, technological changes, the effect of economic conditions and other uncertainties as may be detailed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.