Ranaz re-launches production of its nutritional bars in Saint-Eustache



    
            - Yearly operational saving of approximately $500,000

            - The timetable and budget are respected

            - Production has started on April 2nd, 2009
    

    MONTREAL, April 24 /CNW Telbec/ - Ranaz Corporation ("Ranaz") (TSX-V :
RNZ) officially announced today it has already started producing BarTech
nutritional bars in its Saint-Eustache (Québec) facilities. The company
therefore follows its timetable, which called for production to start on April
2nd, 2009. The company had previously committed to gather all its
manufacturing activities under the same roof, allowing for synergy and annual
savings of approximately $500,000.
    "Since early April, our manufacturing operations have started according
to plan and following our budgetary plan" stated Mr. Jean Bourassa-Marineau,
president and founder of Ranaz. "The production transfer of the bars has
required a fantastic effort of the part of our employees and I would like to
extend my most heartfelt gratitude to them. Their commitment and support for
the project have been nothing short of exemplary. Furthermore, 15 additional
employees have been hired to make sure the production activities can be fitted
on one work shift and we plan to add a second shift within the next 30 days.
We are extremely proud of our facilities; several clients have even visited
the premises and have stated they were impressed with the improvements made to
our nutritional bar manufacturing plant."
    For this project to become reality, the company has benefitted from a
$200,000 non-refundable financing offer made by the Québec government, through
the ministère du Développement économique, de l'Innovation et de l'Exportation
(MDEIE) and also from a $138,000 interest-free loan from the Government of
Canada through Canada Economic Development (CED).
    The Company is also proud to announce it will continue to count on the
vast expertise provided by Mr. Joseph Bachmore, president of BarTech (USA).
Mr. Bachmore will supervise the market development of private brands as well
as other Ranaz products in the United States.

    About Ranaz Corporation

    Ranaz is a company that specializes in the manufacturing and marketing of
protein and dietary supplements. Its mission is to design, develop and market
nutritional, protein and dietary supplements under private brands, as well as
under its own corporate brands, such as Protidiet and ProtiLife. For further
information on our company, please visit our website at
www.ranazcorporation.com.

    Some statements contained in this press release, with the exception of
factual statements which are independently verifiable on the date of this
release, may constitute prospective statements. Such statements, made
according to the actual expectations from management, contain several risks
and uncertainties, known or otherwise, most of which are out of the control of
Ranaz. Such risks include most notably the after-effects of the current world
economic situation in general, changes in rules and regulations in the
different territories where Ranaz does business, the volatility of the
international stock markets cost fluctuations, changes in the competitive
environment resulting from mergers, as well as other risks mentioned in
Ranaz's public documents. Consequently, the actual results may substantially
vary from the predicted results expressed in the prospective statements. The
reader must not have absolute and blind trust in the prospective statements
made in this press release. These statements are only valid on the date they
were issued. Ranaz is under no obligation and denies any intention to update
or review any of these statements following any event or circumstance of any
kind.

    
    The contents of this press release have not been approved by the TSX
    Venture Exchange nor has it been submitted to said entity. Therefore, we
    cannot and will not be held responsible in that respect.
    




For further information:

For further information: Ranaz Corporation: Martin Vidal, Executive Vice
President & Financial Chief Officer, (450) 491-7106, poste 213,
martinv@ranazcorporation.com; Groupe Evolution inc.: Jean-François Bouffard,
Vice President, Investor's relations, (514) 448-4887, 1-866-703-4887,
jf.bouffard@evolutiongrp.com

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