The Company aims to open 200 hot pot franchisees by the end of 2021
Chongqing, CN – August 13 2020 – China Xiangtai Food Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PLIN) (“PLIN” or the “Company”), an emerging growth company engaged in the food processing business, today announced that it plans to launch a hot pot franchise business and plan to open its first location in Chongqing by August 31, 2020. The launch will allow the Company to integrate its existing industry resources and leverage its strength to provide consumers with a farm-to-table experience.
The Company plans to expand the hot pot chain by applying a franchise model and increase the number of restaurants to 200 by the end of 2021. All restaurants will be operated under Company’s own brand “Xiangtai Fresh Beef Hot Pot”. The Company plans to recruit a team of seasoned restaurateurs with more than 20 years of professional experience to manage and operate the franchise chain.
Ms. Zeshu Dai, Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company commented, “We are excited about the launch of our hot pot restaurant franchise. We hope to meet the robust demand by supplying fresh and flavorful meat products on the retail level, thus creating additional revenue channels. Being competitive in the hot pot business requires high quality food supplies and extensive food industry experience, which are our strengths. We believe PLIN has tremendous potential and this new business will position the Company to create long-term value.”
About China Xiangtai Food Co., Ltd
Headquartered in Chongqing, China, China Xiangtai Food Co., Ltd, is a food company primarily engaged in pork processing. The Company’s operations span key sections of the pork processing value chain, including slaughtering, packing, distribution, and wholesale of a variety of fresh pork meat and parts. Primarily focused on pork products, the Company also offers other fresh and processed products, including beef, lamb and poultries. Through the recent acquisition of Chongqing Ji Mao Cang Feed Co., Ltd, the Company has also expanded into the business of feed raw material and feed formula solutions. Through its core values, the Company is committed to maintaining the highest standards of food safety, product quality, and sustainability to provide high-quality, nutritious, and tasty food in a responsible manner through its portfolio of trusted brands. For more information, please visit http://ir.plinfood.com/.
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Mr. Xiaohui Wu, President
China Xiangtai Food Co., Ltd.
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