Farmmi Subsidiary Achieves WCA Certification

2020-05-21 18:00 4812

LISHUI, China, May 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmmi, Inc. ("Farmmi" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: FAMI), an agriculture products supplier in China, today announced its subsidiary Zhejiang Forest Food Co., Ltd., was certified under Intertek Group plc's Workplace Conditions Assessment ("WCA") program. 

Intertek Group plc ("Intertek") is a testing and certification service provider. Its WCA Certification is a common social responsibility evaluation standard adopted by European and American multi-national companies as a means of fulfilling social and environmental responsibilities and managing the supply chain. The Certification spans five critical areas: labor, working hours and wages, health and safety, management system, and the environment. Leveraging Intertek's extensive social compliance expertise, WCA has emerged as a powerful tool for evaluating, benchmarking and continuously improving workplace conditions. 

Ms. Yefang Zhang, Farmmi's Chairwoman and CEO, commented, "We are proud to achieve the important WCA certification, which reinforces our commitment to social and environmental responsibilities. We are committed to proactively finding ways to benchmark our performance and results against competitors and national standards in order to ensure the highest quality for our partners and customers. The WCA certification follows our achievement of the British Retail Consortium Certification ("BRC") certification and Kosher certification. These three important certifications recognize our leadership and transparency in building a robust product safety culture spanning a healthy and productive workplace to food production security and accurate labeling.  These are fundamental to our long-term success and ability to build greater value for the company and shareholders."

About Farmmi, Inc.

Headquartered in Lishui, Zhejiang, Farmmi, Inc. (NASDAQ: FAMI), is a leading agricultural products supplier, processor and retailer of Shiitake mushrooms, Mu Er mushrooms, other edible fungi, and many other sought-after agricultural products. The Company's Farmmi Liangpin Market serves as a global trading platform for Chinese geographical indication agricultural products and is one of the largest platforms for consumers to access locally sourced agricultural products. For further information about the Company, please visit:

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This announcement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements other than statements of historical fact in this announcement are forward-looking statements, including the potential impact of the Coronavirus on our business within and outside of China.  These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations and projections about future events and financial trends that the Company believes may affect its financial condition, results of operations, business strategy and financial needs. Investors can identify these forward-looking statements by words or phrases such as "may," "will," "expect," "anticipate," "aim," "estimate," "intend," "plan," "believe," "potential," "continue," "is/are likely to" or other similar expressions. The Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent occurring events or circumstances, or changes in its expectations, except as may be required by law. Although the Company believes that the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, it cannot assure you that such expectations will turn out to be correct, and the Company cautions investors that actual results may differ materially from the anticipated results.

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