SHANGHAI, July 7 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China-Biotics, Inc. ("China-Biotics", the "Company") (Nasdaq: CHBT), the leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of probiotics products in China, today provides further updates on the Company's bulk additive operation.
China-Biotics gained more bulk customers during the quarter ended at June 30, 2010 and the total number of bulk customers increased to 39 by the end of June. Among the 39 customers, 4 are animal feed producers and the remaining are dairy enterprises.
During the quarter, the Qingpu facility produced over 15 metric tons of bulk probiotics products and production utilization rate for the Qingpu bulk additive facility has steadily ramped up to over 60 metric tons per year.
Mr. Jinan Song, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of China-Biotics, commented, "We are pleased with the progress on our bulk business in the first quarter fiscal year 2011. We have not only increased the number of customers but ramped up our production utilization rate as well. We remain focused on building long-term relationships with dairy companies as they are moving towards high value-added products to meet market demand and consumer preferences. In such a favorite environment, we believe that we are well positioned to expand our business and gain market share. We look forward to further expanding our production to meet the bulk market demand in the coming quarters."
China-Biotics, Inc. ("China-Biotics," "the Company"), a leading manufacturer of biotechnology products and supplements, engages in the research, development, marketing and distribution of probiotics dietary supplements in China. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Shanghai Shining Biotechnology Co., Ltd., the Company develops and produces its proprietary product portfolio including live microbial nutritional supplements under the "Shining" brand. Currently, the products are sold OTC through large distributors to pharmacies and supermarkets in Shanghai, Jiangsu, and Zhejiang province. In February 2010, China-Biotics began its commercial production in China's largest probiotics production facility to meet growing demand in China. For more information, please visit http://www.chn-biotics.com .
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