China Marine Food Group Ltd. Retains HC International, Inc. to Implement Investor Relations Program

2008-03-17 20:59 585

NEW YORK and SHISHI, FUJIAN, China, March 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Marine Food Group Ltd. ("China Marine") (OTC Bulletin Board: CMFO) a leading processor and distributor of processed seafood products, frozen and fresh marine catch in China, today announced that it has retained HC International, Inc. ("HCI") to initiate a proactive and targeted investor relations campaign. Matthew Hayden and Alan Sheinwald of HCI, and their collective team, will be advising the Company in all facets of public financial communications.

HC International is a premier information resource to institutional investors, hedge funds, independent portfolio managers, buy-side and sell-side analysts, small to large retail brokerage firms and accredited individual investors. HCI will leverage its recognized investment community relationships to help capitalize on China Marine’s key assets while helping management articulate its accomplishments and its future growth opportunities. Additionally, the firm will help to extend China Marine’s market development, investor awareness and shareholder communications.

China Marine is a leading seafood producer in the PRC, engaging in the processing, distribution and sales of processed seafood products as well as the sales of fresh marine catch. China Marine has 18 products, comprised of dried and processed seafood, frozen and fresh catch sold under its well-known "Mingxiang" brand to approximately 30 master distributors and 1,200 retail points, including major hypermarkets such as Wal-Mart and Carrefour. The Company has received "The Famous Brand" and "Green Food" awards. The Company is strategically located in Fujian Province, one of the largest coastal provinces in the PRC and is a vital navigation hub between the East China Sea and the South China Sea.

"Our introduction to US-capital markets and global investors is pivotal to our financial growth," said Mr. Pengfei Liu, CEO of China Marine. "After careful review, we selected HC International to ensure that our shareholders and members of the investment community are properly informed of our growth strategy and competitive advantages, including our focus on introducing our leading brand, Mingxiang to other territories in China. The team at HC International is well-respected and has a proven track record of representing many successful China-based, US-listed companies, including those operating in the food industry. We are confident they will help us to improve our overall communication capabilities, which includes delivering our story and subsequent milestones to a larger, targeted base of investors."

"China Marine is a very profitable food processor in China and is well positioned to capitalize on its core strengths to address a large emerging market opportunity," said Matthew Hayden, President of HC International. "Given its diversified products portfolio, extensive distribution networks, research and development expertise and strong management team, China Marine presents an attractive opportunity for investors by possessing the necessary assets to build shareholder value over the long term."

About China Marine

China Marine Food Group Ltd. processes and distributes processed seafood products, and fresh and frozen marine catch to five provinces in the PRC. Founded in 1994, China Marine has grown steadily and positioned its "Mingxiang" brand as a category leader in 1,200 retail sale 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 the EU export registration.

About HC International, Inc.

HC International is a focused and dedicated organization that acts as a premier informational resource for institutional investors, hedge funds, buy and sell-side analysts, small to large brokerage firms and accredited investors. HC International helps their clients companies package their corporate information in a clear, concise and consistent manner while facilitating introductions to the right investors at the most opportune time. For further information, please contact HC International directly, or visit the firm’s website at .

For more information, please contact:

Company Contact

Marco Hai Wai KU, CFO

Suite 815, 8th Floor

Ocean Centre, Harbour City

Kowloon, HONG KONG

Tel: +852-2111-8768



Investor Relations Contact(s)

John Mattio & Feng Peng

HC International, Inc.

56 June Road

North Salem, NY 10560

Tel: US +1-914-669-0222



Source: China Marine Food Group Ltd.
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