November 12, 2008
Yuhe International Inc. Provides Update on Hatchery Expansion
WEIFANG, Shandong, China, Nov. 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Yuhe International Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: YUII) ("Yuhe" or "the Company"), a leading supplier of day-old chickens raised for meat production, or broilers, in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced updates on its hatchery facility expansion.
On June 10, 2008, Yuhe entered an agreement with Shandong Meiweite Food Ltd. to purchase land use rights to an area covering 26,666 square meters for a total of RMB 10 million ($1.5 million), which has been paid according to the terms of the agreement. Yuhe will manage and utilize the land to build a new hatchery next year, bringing the total number of hatcheries to three by the end of 2009. Management will provide a construction timeline and financial projections for the hatchery once this information becomes available.
"We consider it as another important step for us to further expand production of day-old broilers to meet the growing demand for chicken in China," said Mr. Zhentao Gao, CEO of Yuhe. "We are confident that the new hatchery will be ready for operation as planned by the end of 2009. It will be a significant milestone for the Company to move one step closer in becoming the largest day-old broiler breeder in China."
About Yuhe International, Inc.
Founded in 1996, Yuhe is the second largest day-old broiler breeder in China. The Company's main operations involve breeding, as all broilers are sold within a day of hatching. With headquarters in Weifang, Shandong province, the Company has modern facilities and is led by an experienced team which includes experts in chicken breeding, disease prevention and animal husbandry science. Yuhe has two operational subsidiaries, Weifang Yuhe Poultry Co. Ltd. and Weifang Taihong Feed Co. Ltd. which largely supplies the Company's internal demand for chicken feed. Currently, 85% of the Company's sales are in Shandong province with a customer base of 27 local agents. The Company has imported state-of-the-art equipment from the United States, Germany and Japan and has passed ISO9001 certification, allowing it to adhere to international standards of operation. For more information on the Company and its products, please visit http://www.yuhepoultry.com/ .
This press release contains forward-looking statements concerning the Company's business, products and financial results. The Company's actual results may differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements depending on a number of risk factors including, but not limited to, the following: general economic and business conditions, development, shipment, market acceptance, additional competition from existing and new competitors, changes in technology, and various other factors beyond the Company's control. All forward-looking statements are expressly qualified in their entirety by this Cautionary Statement and the risk factors detailed in the Company's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no duty to revise or update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this release.
For more information, please contact: Yuhe International, Inc. Mr. Zhentao Gao, CEO Phone: +86-536-7363-688 Email: [email protected] Web: http://www.yuhepoultry.com/ CCG Investor Relations Inc. Mr. Crocker Coulson, President Phone: +1-646-213-1915 (New York) Email: [email protected] Mr. Graham Reed, Financial Writer Email: [email protected] Web: http://www.ccgir.com/
Yuhe International, Inc.
CONTACT: Yuhe International, Inc., Mr. Zhentao Gao, CEO, +86-536-7363-688,or [email protected]; CCG Investor Relations Inc., Mr. Crocker Coulson,President, +1-646-213-1915 (New York), or [email protected]; or Mr.Graham Reed, Financial Writer, [email protected]
Web site: http://www.yuhepoultry.com/http://www.ccgir.com/