Edmonton, Alberta – (October 28, 2020) – BioNeutra Global Corporation (“BioNeutra” or the “Company”) (TSXV: BGA; OTCQB: BGACF) is pleased to report on the successful completion of its virtual Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders held today as scheduled. At the meeting, the number of directors of the Company was fixed at seven with Dr. Jianhua Zhu, Peter Watson, Stephen Zepp, Curtis Sparrow, Christine O’Neil, C.H. William (Bill) Cheung and Dr. William Wei being the seven elected to the Company’s board of directors for the ensuing year.
At the meeting, the shareholders of the Company also approved the appointment of RSM Alberta LLP as auditors of the Company, an amendment to the Corporation's bylaws to allow meetings of the Shareholders of the Company to be held by means of telephone, electronic or other communications facilities and a 10% stock option plan in accordance with the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange.
BioNeutra also announced that effective today Mr. Peter Watson has been appointed to the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors.
BioNeutra is an award-winning, sector-leading Canadian company in the business of research and development, production and commercialization of ingredients for nutraceutical, functional and mainstream foods and beverages with a focus on its lead product - VitaFiber® IMO.
VitaFiber® IMO is made using a patented process that naturally transforms starch molecules from agricultural crops such as pea or tapioca into healthy, functional molecules. The VitaFiber manufacturing process is based upon a natural enzymatic conversion of the molecules without any chemical modification involved making VitaFiber® IMO a natural food and beverage ingredient. VitaFiber® IMO is also non- GMO, vegan friendly, gluten-free, Kosher and Halal certified and available as certified organic.
VitaFiber® IMO has been approved for sale by the world’s top three health regulatory bodies – GRAS approved by the US Food & Drug Administration; the European Food Safety Authority and Health Canada (approved as a novel food ingredient). VitaFiber® IMO is a naturally sweet, low calorie alternative to sugar and is a natural source of dietary fiber and prebiotic for human digestive health. It is also helpful with weight management.
The Company’s customers include a mix of small and medium businesses as well as a number of high- profile food and beverage manufacturers on four continents.
Further information about BioNeutra is available on the Company’s website at www.bioneutra.ca and the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com.
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For further information on BioNeutra, please contact: Dr. Jianhua Zhu President and Chief Executive Officer Tel: (780) 466-1481 (Ext. 132) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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