Affinor Growers Inc.

Affinor Growers Inc.

December 21, 2015 12:44 ET

Affinor Growers Partners With the University of the Fraser Valley to Explore Residential Vertical Farming Technology

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Dec. 21, 2015) - Affinor Growers (CSE:AFI)(OTCQB:RSSFF)(FRANKFURT:1AF) ("Affinor" or the "Corporation), a diversified agriculture and biotechnology company with proprietary vertical farming systems, is pleased to announce it has signed an MOU to install two automated residential vertical growing towers in new BIO POD greenhouses slated for construction in Surrey, British Columbia. This installation will allow Affinor Growers to implement an innovative residential design and begin scaling operations for wholesale production, packaging, and international distribution of clean, safe, fresh food.

The partnership represents the start of a new era in agriculture production. Affinor is proud to partner with UFV and believes the combination will result in the mass production of fruit and vegetables for consumers, while enhancing sustainability and adding to the global agricultural knowledge-base.

Jarrett Malnarick, President and CEO "It is a great honor to work with the University of the Fraser Valley in this exciting new frontier of agriculture. I believe UFV will become the world's first high-tech training centre for this type of agriculture and will be viewed as a leader amongst universities around the world in this field."

Garry Fehr, Director of the Agriculture Centre of Excellence, University of the Fraser Valley. "This is a tremendous opportunity for UFV to partner with Affinor Growers in developing a new generation of technology that has the potential to tremendously increase food security without the need to develop more agricultural land resources. The project will also provide valuable learning and research opportunities for students and researchers."

About Affinor Growers Inc.

Affinor Growers is a publicly traded company on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the symbol ("AFI"). Affinor is focused on growing high quality crops such as romaine lettuce, spinach, strawberries using its vertical farming techniques. Affinor is committed to becoming a pre-eminent supplier and grower, using exclusive vertical farming techniques.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors


Jarrett Malnarick

President & CEO

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