BEIJING, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Deyu Agriculture Corp. (OTCBB: DEYU) (the "Company"), a Shanxi Province, China based vertically integrated producer, processor, marketer and distributor of organic and other agricultural products made from corn and grains, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Jinzhong Deyu Agriculture Trading Co., Ltd ("Jinzhong Deyu"), recently received $206,000 USD (RMB 1.3 million) of Jinzhong city government subsidies, which will be used to support Deyu's business operations as well as the construction of its grains processing projects.
"We are thrilled to receive these grants as we believe they will help us expand our business and further promote economic and industrial development in Jinzhong," said Jianming Hao, Chief Executive Officer of Deyu. "Fostering a large, robust and modernized agricultural industry in Shanxi Province, particularly in Jinzhong, and boosting farmers' incomes in the region are very important to us, and with these grants, we believe we are in a much better position to meet these aims."
In 2012, the Shanxi Provincial Development and Reform Commission in China approved the inclusion of the Coarse Grain Processing Development of Jinzhong Deyu in the list of its local agricultural products industrial support and agro-processing investment plan. The Coarse Grains Processing Development strives to generate social and economic benefits in Shanxi Province in accordance with the policy of the Shanxi Provincial Government in strengthening the "Three Rural Works," which are works related to agriculture, rural areas and farmers.
About Deyu Agriculture
Deyu Agriculture Corp. is a vertically integrated agricultural value chain from farmland to consumer market, which produces, processes, markets and distributes organic and other agricultural products made from corn and grains operating in Shanxi Province in China. The Company has access to over 109,000 acres of farmland in Shanxi Province for breeding, cultivating, processing, warehousing and distributing grain and corn products. Deyu Agriculture Corp. has an extensive wholesale network in over 15 provinces and a retail distribution network of approximately 20,000 supermarkets and convenience stores in 29 provinces across China. Deyu Agriculture Corp.'s facilities include sophisticated production lines and modern warehouses with a total production capacity of over 105,000 tons for grain products, storage capacity of over 100,000 tons and annual turnover of 700,000 tons for corn products. The Company's website is located at www.deyuagri.com.
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