American Lorain Corporation to Commence Product Sales in Family-Mart Japan


JUNAN COUNTY, ChinaNov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — American Lorain Corporation (NYSE MKT: ALN) (“American Lorain” or the “Company”), an international processed snack foods, convenience foods, and frozen foods company based in the Shandong ProvinceChina, today announced that its products will commence test sale in Family-Mart Japan in December, 2013.

Family-Mart is the 3rd largest convenience store chain in Japan and owns over 9,000 terminal stores in domestic Japan. American Lorain will be test selling its Lorain branded chestnut snack packs through its Japanese distributor in approximately 8,000 Family-Mart stores in Japancommencing December 10, 2013. American Lorain have also been negotiating cooperation with other store chain operators with similar size.

Mr. Si Chen, Chairman and CEO of American Lorain, commented: “The product sales in Family-Mart store chain marks a significant move of our market penetration in JapanJapan has the strictest food quality standards around the world and having our products selling in a leading Japanese store chain is a strong evidence for our ability to provide quality and delicious food products. I look forward to a positive feedback of the test sale.”

About American Lorain Corporation

American Lorain Corporation's products include chestnut products, convenience food products and frozen food products. The Company sells its products to most provinces in domestic China as well as numerous export markets in Asia and Europe. The Company operates through its five direct and indirect subsidiaries and one leased factory located in China. For further information about American Lorain Corporation, please visit the Company's website at

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains certain “forward-looking statements” that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and the actual results and future events could differ materially from management's current expectations. Such factors include, but are not limited to, the Company's ability to obtain the necessary financing to continue and expand operations, to market its products in new markets and to offer products at competitive pricing, to attract and retain management, and to integrate and maintain technical information and management information systems, political and economic factors in the PRC, compliance requirement of laws and regulations of the PRC, the effects of currency policies and fluctuations, general economic conditions and other factors detailed from time to time in the Company's filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulatory authorities. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

SOURCE American Lorain Corporation