Vitality goes green

    Trading Symbol: VPI
    at TSX Venture Exchange

    VANCOUVER, April 23 /CNW/ - Vitality recognizes the importance of
providing alternate fuels to reduce carbon emissions and the opportunity to
assist the U.S. to achieve their objective of reducing dependence on foreign
oil. Vitality has completed a feasibility study (announced December 29, 2006)
and has determined to establish an operating subsidiary - Vitality Fuels - to
produce alternative non-fossil fuels including ethanol, bio diesel and
co-products such as animal feed and nutraceuticals. The initial operation will
be located in Whatcom County Cherry Point Industrial Area, Washington as
reported in the article "Corn Power" at
April issue.
    Depending upon restrictions of feed stock and water, the facility will
produce between 30 and 100 million gallons of ethanol per year. Capital
investment will be between $50 and $150 million with capital provided by a
combination of equity and debt from a U.S. immigration fund, the U.S.D.A. and
the DOE. Financing will be arranged by Consolidated Firstfund Capital Corp. BP
and Conaco Phillips require approximately 150 million gallons of ethanol at
their Cherry Point refineries to meet government mandated requirements.
    Engineering will commence immediately and site selection is under
negotiation. An ethanol plant of 100,000,000 gallons per year is estimated to
generate $225,000,000 revenue and approximately $20,000,000 profit together
with $51,000,000 federal tax credits. The plant should be fully operational by
Spring 2009.

    On behalf of the Board of

    "William N. Grant" (signed)
    William N. Grant, President & CEO

    The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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For further information:

For further information: Douglas Grant, CFO at (604) 683-6611 or

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