VANCOUVER, British Columbia
Oct. 20, 2011
Urban Barns Foods Inc. (URBF.OB),
a leading-edge provider of fresh vegetables, today announced the formation of a Puerto Rico Subsidiary and the appointment of Cesar A Montilla, Jr. as our first president.
, Chairman of
is also pleased to announce Dr.
, PhD. has joined the company as a director.
Dr. Block obtained a B.A. at
, a Ph.D. at
and has had a distinguished career in Bio Pharmaceuticals. Over the past 20 years he has been a consultant for Wyeth Pharmaceuticals and Manager of Technical Operations at Squibb Manufacturing.
Cesar A. Montilla, Jr.
) and Director of
said, "We are indeed fortunate to attract Dr. Block, who is fully qualified up to the high standards set by the FDA. Dr. Block is an experienced facilities manager who is well qualified to advise and oversee the construction of our first
Mr. Montilla is also pleased to announce the company has entered into discussions with
to join the company in the position of General Manager, when our planned
facilities become operational. Mr. Fadhel is currently the owner of Borinquen Greens who has been growing and supplying Romaine Lettuce to a number of customers in the
marketplace for a number of years.
About Urban Barns Foods Inc.:
uses patent pending and proprietary equipment to produce affordable vegetables in secure and controlled indoor environments. 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".
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