Kane Biotech Signs Distribution Agreement and Secures First Order from China
WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Feb. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kane Biotech Inc. (TSX-V:KNE), (the “Corporation” or “Kane Biotech”), is pleased to announce that it has signed a non-exclusive Distribution Agreement with a major Chinese distributor and secured its first order valued at $25K USD. The order includes Kane's StrixNB™ Water Additive for the Chinese Veterinary market as well as its bluestem™ Water Additive and Oral Spray for the Chinese pet specialty market.
Grant Humphrey, Vice President Sales and Business Development of Kane Biotech, stated, “The Chinese market holds incredible potential with regards to new business for Kane. China’s middle class has grown significantly and the market for pet specialty products has grown right along with it. There are now over 73 million families that own a pet in China versus 85 million families in the US. By 2020 the market in China will be worth 31.4B RMB or $4.62B USD. We’re very pleased to have our foot in this door.”
Marc Edwards, Chief Executive Officer of Kane Biotech, added, “This order is great news for Kane Biotech and we’re excited about the opportunity this brings for expanding our sales and distribution into a significant new market. This nicely builds upon the momentum of our recent successes of growing sales in both Canada and the United States.”
The terms of the Distribution Agreement stipulate that orders are to be paid up front. At the time of this release, funds had not yet been received.
About Kane Biotech
Kane Biotech is a biotechnology company engaged in the research, development and commercialization of technologies and products that prevent and remove microbial biofilms.
The Corporation has a portfolio of biotechnologies, intellectual property (75 patents and patents pending, trade secrets and trademarks) and products developed by the Corporation’s own biofilm research expertise and acquired from leading research institutions. StrixNB™, DispersinB®, Aledex®, bluestem™, AloSera™, coactiv+™ and Kane® are trademarks of Kane Biotech Inc. The Corporation is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "KNE" and on the OTCQB Venture Market under the symbol “KNBIF”.
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Released February 19, 2019