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Chairman Liu of China Marine Food Group Accumulates Shares of Company Stock

2010-07-12 18:57 706

Pengfei Liu Files Two Separate SEC Form 4 Documents for Purchases of 245,500 Shares of CMFO Stock

SHISHI, China, July 12 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Marine Food Group Limited (NYSE Amex: CMFO) ("China Marine" or the "Company"), a manufacturer of Mingxiang(R) seafood-based snack foods, "Hi-Power" marine algae-based beverages and a distributor of frozen marine catch, today reported that its Chairman and CEO, Mr. Pengfei Liu, has purchased a total of 245,500 shares of his own Company's stock from the open market.

On July 2 and July 8, China Marine filed two separate SEC Form 4 documents detailing Chairman Liu's share purchases of a total of 245,500 shares between at average of $3.91 and $4.34. SEC Form 4 documents must be filed with the SEC when any 10% or greater shareholder purchases or sells shares. The number of shares and price of shares are detailed on each Form 4 in addition to the name and address of the shareholder. As a result of the Chairman's purchase of shares, Mr. Liu's ownership in the Company increased from 41.4% to 42.3%.

"I am very confident in the long-term growth of our Company and firmly believe that our Company's shares are always an excellent investment," Pengfei Liu, Chairman and CEO of China Marine stated. "I am confident that equity markets in the US will improve over time while our business will also grow at a very fast rate this year and next. We have forecasted revenues from our seafood snack food business will increase more than 30% in 2010. The organic growth of our snack food segment will be accompanied by meaningful revenues and earnings contributions from our algae-based beverage, 'Hi-Power'. In the first couple of weeks of July, we have been informed that the pace of our distributors re-orders has continued into the third quarter. Our CFO and I have made a commitment to update our investors on a regular basis and look forward to detailing our upcoming orders for our beverage segment and the expansion of our distributor network in the near future."

China Marine is presenting at the Global Hunter Securities China Investment Conference held in San Francisco, California July 11-13. After the conference, the management team of China Marine is hosting a series of investors and analysts site visits to the Company's headquarters and production facilities in Shi Shi. Investors have been encouraged to tour China Marine's seafood manufacturing lines, their third-party bottling facilities of "Hi-Power" beverages and re-sale locations in Fujian including Wal-Mart store locations, major supermarket chains, and smaller corner-shop locations that comprise the Company's reported 10,000 plus retail sales network of "Hi-Power" algae-based beverages.

About China Marine

China Marine Food Group Ltd. is a food and beverage manufacturer of Mingxiang(R) seafood-based snack foods, "Hi-Power" marine algae-based health drinks, and a wholesaler of frozen marine catch in seven provinces in the PRC. Founded in 1994, China Marine has grown steadily and positioned its Mingxiang(R) branded products as a category leader in 2,900 retail sales points in the PRC. The Company has received "The Famous Brand" and "Green Food" awards. Located in the Fujian province, it is one of the largest coastal provinces in the PRC and a vital navigation hub between the East China Sea and the South China Sea. The Company is committed to the highest standard of quality control with the ISO9001, ISO14001, HACCP certification and EU export registration.

Forward Looking Statements

This release contains certain "forward-looking statements" relating to the business of China Marine Food Group Limited and its subsidiary companies, which can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "believes, expects" or similar expressions. Such forward looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, including all business uncertainties relating to product development, marketing, concentration in a single customer, raw material costs, market acceptance, future capital requirements, competition in general and other factors that may cause actual results to be materially different from those described herein as anticipated, believed, estimated or expected. Certain of these risks and uncertainties are or will be described in greater detail in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. China Marine Food Group Limited is under no obligation to (and expressly disclaims any such obligation to) update or alter its forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such state or jurisdiction.

For more information, please contact:

COMPANY

Marco Hon Wai Ku, CFO

Suite 815, 8th Floor

Ocean Centre, Harbour City

Kowloon, HONG KONG

Tel: +852-2111-8768

Email: marco.ku@china-marine.cn

Web: http://www.china-marine.cn

INVESTOR RELATIONS

John Mattio, SVP

HC International, East Coast

Tel: +1-203-616-5144 (U.S.)

Email: john.mattio@hcinternational.net

Web: http://www.hcinternational.net

Source: China Marine Food Group Limited
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