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2011-07-14 13:30:00

Company Will Contract 15,000 Acres of Flax This Year and Establish Regional Production Facility by Q1 2012 Announcement Follows Close of C$13.1M in Bought Deal Financing PORTLAND, OR and VANCOUVER, BC, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. ("NAT" or the "Company") (OTCBB: NADVF) (TSXV: NAT) today announced it has entered into an agreement with Carolina Eastern Precision Ag, of Pamplico, S.C., to provide agronomic consultation to the Company and its...

2011-07-11 07:00:00

HARBIN, China, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Linen Textile Industry, Ltd. (OTCQB: CTXIF) ("China Linen" or the "Company"), one of China's leading linen fabric and linen yarn producers and exporters, recently announced the Company's management team will present at the 2011 Global Hunter Securities Conference to be held July 17-19 at the Intercontinental Hotel, 888 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA. China Linen is now scheduled to present Monday, July 18 at 8:30 am. Conference...

2011-07-06 11:25:00

HARBIN, China, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Linen Textile Industry, Ltd. (OTCQB: CTXIF) ("China Linen" or the "Company"), one of China's leading linen fabric and linen yarn producers and exporters, today announced the Company's management team will present at the 2011 Global Hunter Securities Conference to be held July 17-19 at the Intercontinental Hotel, 888 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA. China Linen is scheduled to present Tuesday, July 19 at 8:30 am on Track 6....

2011-07-01 13:45:55

Researcher challenges peers to repeat controversial findings If a person were to climb a towering redwood and take a sample from the top and bottom of the tree, a comparison would show that the DNA are different. Christopher A. Cullis, chair of biology at Case Western Reserve University, explains that this is the basis of his controversial research findings. Cullis, who has spent over 40 years studying mutations within plants, most recently flax (Linum usitatissimum), has found that the...

2011-06-07 05:00:00

PORTLAND, OR and VANCOUVER, BC, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. (NAT) (OTCBB: NADVF) (TSXV: NAT) today announced that it has entered into a short-term CRAiLAR® Flax fiber development agreement with Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS) beginning June 2011 to support evaluation of processing CRAiLAR flax fiber in corporate identity uniform programs. "Cintas is the leading uniform brand in the U.S. and we are looking forward to supporting...

2011-06-06 15:48:45

Flaxseed provides no benefit in easing hot flashes among breast cancer patients and postmenopausal women, according to a Mayo Clinic and North Central Cancer Treatment Group (NCCTG) study. The randomized, placebo-controlled study was conducted on 188 women between October and December 2009 and found no statistically significant difference in mean hot flash scores between women taking flaxseed and those taking a placebo. Preliminary data published in 2007 by Mayo Clinic investigators suggested...

2011-05-23 15:01:00

HARBIN, China, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Linen Textile Industry, Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CTXIF) ("China Linen" or the "Company"), one of China's leading linen fabric and linen yarn producers and exporters, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. Q1 2011 revenues increased 79% to $15.8 million. Q1 2011 gross profit increased 109% to $5.7 million, gross margin up 507 basis points to 36.0% Q1 2011 net income increased 50% to $3.2...

2011-05-19 15:20:00

LANXI COUNTY, China, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Linen Textile Industry, Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CTXIF) ("China Linen" or the "Company"), one of China's leading linen fabric and linen yarn producers and exporters, today announced that it will hold its first quarter 2011 financial results conference call at 4:30 pm ET on Monday, May 23, 2011. The Company anticipates releasing its financial results after the market close on May 23, 2011. To attend the call, please use the...

2011-04-14 13:09:00

PORTLAND, OR, April 14 /PRNewswire/ - Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. (NAT) (OTCBB: NADVF) (TSXV: NAT) today announced that it has entered into a short term CRAiLAR® Flax fiber development agreement with Levi Strauss & Co. beginning in April 2011 to support evaluation of processing CRAiLAR flax fiber in woven casual apparel products, specifically denim and non-denim, bottom and top weight fabrics. "Levi's and Dockers are the quintessential denim and casual...

2011-04-14 07:00:00

LANXI COUNTY, China, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Linen Textile Industry, Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CTXFD) ("China Linen" or the "Company"), one of China's pure linen yarn and fabric producers and exporters , today announced that the Company received a National Excellent Enterprise Award at the annual meeting of the China Linen Industry Association held in March in Changsha, Hunan province. Mr. Gao Ren, Chairman and CEO of China Linen, was elected Vice President of the China...