Valcent Products Inc.
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Valcent Products Inc.

February 16, 2011 04:01 ET

Major UK Food Processor Enters Test Phase with Valcent's Verticrop™ System

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 16, 2011) - Valcent Products Inc. (OTCBB:VCTZF) announced today that its wholly owned UK subsidiary Valcent Products (EU) Limited has entered into a Supply and Services Contract with a leading UK and European Food Processor.

The UK food processor, which is one of the largest in UK, has selected Verticrop™ as a basis for trials of selected varieties of commercial food crops. The company will provide funding for certain modifications to the Verticrop™ system in order to meet their own specific requirements. For competitive reasons, the trials will be conducted under the terms of a strict confidentiality agreement and the resulting data shared by both companies for their mutual benefit.

Chris Bradford, managing director of Valcent Products (EU) Limited, said, "We are very excited to be involved in this research project which confirms our belief that we continue to occupy a leading position in the development of vertical growing systems for full scale commercial application."

About Valcent Products Inc:

Named one of the 50th Best Innovations by Time Magazine and featured on CNN International. Valcent Products Inc. (OTCBB:VCTZF) specializes in vertical, eco-friendly urban growing solutions. For more information, visit: www.valcent.net.

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