Symbol: TSX.V – HFF
VANCOUVER, Oct. 4, 2016 /CNW/ - Hempco Food and Fiber Inc. (TSXV: HFF) ("Hempco") is pleased to announce that, further to the news releases dated April 25, 2016, and May 31, 2016, Seoulutions Corp., an international South Korean trading company, is again experiencing even higher demand for its hemp products. Hempco's previously announced exclusive distribution one year contract with Seoulutions Corp. valued at C$3,000,000 has been filled and completed in 7 months. A new contract has been signed whereby Seoulutions Corp. will purchase a minimum of an additional $9,000,000 of hulled hemp seed nut/hearts from Hempco over the next year.
Hempco is in the process of installing new hemp seed processing equipment and is increasing production to meet all of its customer needs including this new Seoulutions Corp. contract. The processing facility expansion in MacGregor, Manitoba, announced May 31, 2016, is near completion, now processing approximately 200,000 lbs/month, up from 120,000 lbs/month previously. When the plant and all new equipment is fully operational the processing capacity is anticipated to be 10,000 lbs of hulled hemp seed/day, or approximately 250,000 lbs/month.
Hempco is also pleased to announce that it is to be featured on CEO clips, airing on BNN. CEO Clips, profiles some of the most innovative publicly traded companies in North America and will feature this clip http://www.b-tv.com/hempco-commercial/ on BNN beginning Oct 2016. Business News Network (BNN) is Canada's only all business specialty channel with real time coverage of global market activity from a Canadian perspective.
Hempco® is recognized as a "company that cares" and guarantees that its customers, all over North America, Europe and Asia, are provided the finest hemp seed foods possible. Hempco® has grown its business significantly and is generating value and profits for shareholders. It is a trusted and respected pioneer, innovator and provider of value added hemp seed foods as a major food source for humans and animals.
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ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Chief Executive Officer
HEMPCO FOOD AND FIBER INC.
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SOURCE Hempco Food and Fiber Inc.
For further information: Don Mosher, Marketing Executive, P: 604-685-6465, Vancouver BC, Canada