SkyPeople Fruit Juice Appoints Armanino LLP as Independent Auditor

Dec 31, 2014, 12:16 ET from SkyPeople Fruit Juice, Inc.

XI'AN, China, Dec. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyPeople Fruit Juice, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPU ) ("SkyPeople" or "the Company"), a producer of fruit juice concentrates, fruit juice beverages and other fruit-related products, today announced that it has engaged Armanino LLP to serve as its independent registered public accounting firm effective as of December 31, 2014, replacing Paritz & Company ("Paritz"), which was dismissed on December 30, 2014.  The decision to change auditors was not the result of any disagreements between the Company and Paritz on any matters of accounting principles or practices, financial statement disclosure or auditing scope or procedures.

About SkyPeople Fruit Juice, Inc.

SkyPeople Fruit Juice, Inc., a Florida company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Pacific Industry Holding Group Co., Ltd. ("Pacific"), a Vanuatu company, and SkyPeople Juice International Holding (HK) Ltd., a company organized under the laws of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China and a wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific, holds 99.78% ownership interest in SkyPeople Juice Group Co., Ltd. ("SkyPeople (China)"). SkyPeople (China), together with its operating subsidiaries in China, is engaged in the production and sales of fruit juice concentrates, fruit beverages, and other fruit related products in the PRC and overseas markets. Its fruit juice concentrates are sold to domestic customers and exported directly or via distributors. Fruit juice concentrates are used as a basic ingredient component in the food industry. Its brands, "Hedetang" and "SkyPeople," which are registered trademarks in the PRC, are positioned as high quality, healthy and nutritious end-use juice beverages. For more information, please visit

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains certain "forward-looking statements" that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and the actual results and future events could differ materially from management's current expectations. Such factors include, but are not limited to, the Company's ability to obtain the necessary financing to continue and expand operations, to market its products in new markets and to offer products at competitive pricing, to attract and retain management, and to integrate and maintain technical information and management information systems, political and economic factors in the People's Republic of China, compliance requirement of laws and regulations of the PRC, the effects of currency policies and fluctuations, general economic conditions and other factors detailed from time to time in the Company's filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulatory authorities. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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Xin Ma, Chief Financial Officer

David Rudnick, Director

SkyPeople Fruit Juice, Inc.

Precept Investor Relations 

Tel: China + 86 - 29-8837-7161 

Tel: US +1 917-864-8849 




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