FERONIA INC. RESPONDS TO UGANDA NEWS ARTICLE; CONFIRMS NO AFFILIATION TO FERONIA UGANDA LIMITED
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 28, 2012) - Feronia Inc. ("Feronia" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:FRN) is responding to an article recently published on various Ugandan websites and newspapers relating to the acquisition of land in Uganda by certain companies. The article erroneously states that a company referred to as Feronia Uganda Limited is related to Feronia. Feronia confirms that it has no affiliation or relationship, financial or otherwise, to Feronia Uganda Limited or to any other company or operation in Uganda. Feronia has requested that the author of the article issue a correction for publishing such inaccurate information and may take further action if deemed necessary.
About Feronia Inc.
Feronia Inc. is a large-scale commercial farmland and plantation operator in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ("DRC"). The Company uses modern agricultural practices to operate and develop its oil palm plantations and arable farming business division. Feronia believes in the immense agricultural potential of the DRC for high-quality foodstuffs and edible oils given its ideal climate, excellent soil and highly skilled and experienced workforce. Feronia's management team is comprised of senior agriculturalists with extensive experience in managing both plantations and large-scale mechanized farming operations in emerging markets. Feronia is committed to sustainable agriculture, environmental protection and providing support for local communities. For more information please see www.feronia.com.
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