China Nutrifruit Group Limited Begins Production of New Glazed Fruit Line

Jan 04, 2010, 09:00 ET from China Nutrifruit Group Limited

DAQING, China, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Nutrifruit Group Limited (NYSE Amex: CNGL) ("China Nutrifruit" or "the Company"), a leading producer of premium specialty fruit based products in China ("PRC"), today announced that on December 20, 2009, the Company began production of its new glazed fruit production line at its Daqing facility in Heilongjiang Province, China.

The new glazed fruit production line has an annual production capacity of 1,200 metric tons and will be mainly used for producing golden berry and blueberry glazed fruit products. The new fully automated production line will help lower production costs as it reduces labor costs by approximately 50%, compared to the traditional production line.

"We have experienced strong demand and rapid growth in sales of our popular golden berry and recently launched blueberry glazed fruit products. The additional capacity at Daqing will enable us to meet the rapidly growing demand in our existing markets," commented Mr. Jinglin Shi, CEO of China Nutrifruit. "The new production line further strengthens our confidence that we will meet our fiscal 2010 guidance of approximately $72.0 - $76.0 million in revenue and $18.5 million in net income."

About China Nutrifruit Group Limited

Through its subsidiary Daqing Longheda Food Company Limited, China Nutrifruit, is engaged in developing, processing, marketing and distributing a variety of food products processed primarily from premium specialty fruits grown in Northeast China, including golden berry, crab apple, blueberry and raspberry. The Company's processing facility possesses ISO9001 and HACCP series qualifications. Currently, the Company has established an extensive nationwide sales and distribution network through 70 distributors in China. For more information, please visit .

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    For more information, please contact:

    Company Contact:
     Mr. Colman Cheng, Chief Financial Officer
     China Nutrifruit Group Limited
     Tel:   +852-9039-8111

    CCG Investor Relations
     Elaine Ketchmere, Partner
     Tel:   +1-310-954-1345

     Crocker Coulson, President
     Tel:   +1-646-213-1915

SOURCE China Nutrifruit Group Limited