XI'AN, China, Dec. 2, 2016 /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, announced that it will hold its 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the "Annual Meeting") on December 29, 2016, at 10:00 AM, local time, at the Company's principal executive offices located at 16F, China Development Bank Tower, No. 2, Gaoxin 1st Road, Xi'an, Shannxi, China.
As fully discussed in the definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), the Annual Meeting will be for the following purposes:
(1) To elect five directors to hold office until the next Annual Meeting of Shareholders and until their successors are elected and qualified; and
(2) To ratify the Audit Committee's selection of the independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2016; and
(3) To transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.
Stockholders of record at the close of business on November 4, 2016 are entitled to receive notice and vote at the meeting.
This press release may be deemed to be solicitation material in respect of the annual meeting. In connection with the annual meeting, the Company filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 1, 2016, a definitive proxy statement, which is publicly available, and has mailed such definitive proxy statement to stockholders on or about December 1, 2016. INVESTORS AND STOCKHOLDERS ARE URGED TO READ CAREFULLY AND IN THEIR ENTIRETY THE PROXY STATEMENT AND OTHER MATERIALS FILED WITH THE SEC IN CONNECTION WITH THE ANNUAL MEETING, AS THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE COMPANY, THE PROPOSALS, THE PERSONS SOLICITING PROXIES IN CONNECTION WITH THE PROPOSALS ON BEHALF OF THE COMPANY, AND THE INTERESTS OF THOSE PERSONS IN THE PROPOSALS AND RELATED MATTERS. Stockholders may access the Company's definitive proxy statement, without charge, at the SEC's website www.sec.gov.
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 73.42% ownership interest in SkyPeople Juice Group Co., Ltd. ("SkyPeople (China)") and 100% ownership interest in SkyPeople Foods (China) Co., Ltd. ("SkyPeople Foods China"). SkyPeople (China) and ("SkyPeople Foods China"), together with their operating subsidiaries in China, are engaged in the production and sales of fruit juice concentrates, fruit beverages, and other fruit related products in the PRC and overseas markets. The Company's 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 http://www.skypeoplefruitjuice.com.
Safe Harbor Statement
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All written or oral forward-looking statements attributable to us are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary notice, including, without limitation, those risks and uncertainties described in our annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015 and otherwise in our SEC reports and filings, including the final prospectus for our offering. Such reports are available upon request from the Company, or from the Securities and Exchange Commission, including through the SEC's Internet website at http://www.sec.gov. We have no obligation and do not undertake to update, revise or correct any of the forward-looking statements after the date hereof, or after the respective dates on which any such statements otherwise are made.
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