VANCOUVER, British Columbia
March 2, 2011
/PRNewswire/ -- Urban Barns Foods Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: URBF), a leading authority on sustainable development of fresh fruits, vegetables, and produce, has opened its first representative office in
and hired the first of its local employees.
, Chairman of the Board for
, said, "
has developed into the center of business and commerce not only for the
but for the whole of
, and all
, all of which are potential markets for
. We believe that setting up our first representative office in
will allow us to communicate
' pipeline plans to our regional and international audience and indicates our serious commitment to be at the forefront of providing sustainable agricultural solutions."
, Director of
added, "I have been living and working in the
South East Asia
for many years. One topic that is constantly in the news is that the world food system is in crisis. Food safety, security and traceability are huge issues today."
In a further statement Mr. Meikleham added, "The current agricultural model is already running on empty. Introducing a system that directly addresses local food supply from a sustainable environment with a reduced carbon footprint as well as being extremely sensitive to water conservation is long overdue."
About Urban Barns Foods Inc.:
uses proprietary equipment to produce affordable fruits and vegetables in a secure and controlled indoor environment. By setting up subsidiary facilities and growing locally,
can focus on supplying any community, irrespective of the regional climate, effectively reducing shipping times and related spoilage costs.
has the unique ability to scale and cater to the demands of all major communities. Our commitment to our consumers is reflected through our motto, "Purely Fresh, Naturally Tasty, and Completely Healthy."
and Urbanbarnsfoods.com are registered trademarks and the copyright of
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' expansion efforts, economic conditions in the industry and the financial strength of
' customers and suppliers.
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SOURCE Urban Barns Foods Inc.