Dominion Citrus Income Fund
TSX : DOM.UN

Dominion Citrus Income Fund
Dominion Citrus Limited
TSX : DMN.PR.A

Dominion Citrus Limited

February 23, 2015 16:10 ET

Dominion Citrus Income Fund (TSX:DOM.UN) and Dominion Citrus Limited (TSX:DMN.PR.A) Announce a Fire at Bradford Premises of Dominion Farm Produce Limited

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 23, 2015) - Dominion Citrus Income Fund (TSX:DOM.UN) (the "Fund") and Dominion Citrus Limited (TSX:DMN.PR.A) ("DCL") advise that on the morning of Sunday, February 22, 2015 a fire seriously damaged the Bradford, Ontario premises of Dominion Farm Produce Limited ("Dominion Farm"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of DCL. Dominion Farm operations are shut down while management evaluates options. Meanwhile, insurance adjusters are assessing the damage to the Dominion Farm factory which is located at 215 Dissette Street in Bradford. Management expects to make further announcements as events develop and a plan regarding Dominion Farm operations is formulated.

Dominion Farm supplies local produce, particularly carrots and onions, to supermarket chains, independent food retailers and foodservice companies in Canada, the United States and the Caribbean under the brand name "Country Fresh" as well as under private labels.

About Dominion

The Fund is a publicly traded, unincorporated, open-ended limited purpose income trust. On January 1, 2006, all of the common shares of DCL were exchanged for trust units of the Fund. The trust units are listed on the TSX under the symbol DOM.UN. The Series A preference shares of DCL are listed on the TSX under the symbol DMN.PR.A.

DCL is a diversified food company supplying fresh produce to a wide variety of customers in retail, foodservice and food distribution businesses. DCL provides procurement, processing, repacking, sorting, grading, warehousing and distribution services to its major domestic markets being Ontario and Québec. DCL also supplies products to customers in the United States. The Fund's website may be accessed at www.dominioncitrus.com.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward Looking Information and Statements

Certain statements contained in this press release contain "forward-looking information" pursuant to Canadian securities laws ("forward-looking statements"). Forward-looking statements relate to future events, including announcements regarding future plans and developments respecting operations of Dominion Farm. All statements other than statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements. The use of any of the words "anticipate", "plan", "contemplate", "continue", "estimate", "expect", "intend", "propose", "might", "may", "will", "shall", "project", "should", "could", "would", "believe", "predict", "forecast", "pursue", "potential" and "capable" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements may be affected by the risks and uncertainties in the Fund's and DCL's business, including those described in the Fund's and DCL's most recent annual information form filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Any forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release, and the Fund assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances arising after the date of this press release except as required by applicable securities laws.

Contact Information

  • Winston Ash
    President & CEO
    Dominion Citrus Limited
    (416) 242-8341 x 250