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Plandai Biotechnology, Inc. Announces First Shipment of Product to USA Customers

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Apr 7, 2016) -  Plandaí Biotechnology, Inc. (OTCQB: PLPL) ("Plandaí" or "the Company"), producer of the highly bioavailable Phytofare® catechin complex, today announced that it has commenced shipping product to customers in the United States, a first for the London-based company that has thus far primarily sold in Africa and Western Europe. The first order, to be delivered by the end of April, will be formulated into nutriceutical products to be sold in the US and elsewhere by Ultimate Sports Nutrition (

Callum Cottrell-Duffield, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Plandaí, stated, "Production is now at the level where we feel comfortable supplying the US market on top of the other regions where we are actively selling. As an ingredient supplier, it is critical that we ensure adequate supply for our customers so that we never hold up their manufacturing processes. USN has been a valued partner since we first launched Phytofare® and we have been in continual contact to determine the best time to launch in America. We are enthused that our production has been stable and that very soon our investors, and those who have been following our progress for the past few years, will be able to go to their local stores and purchase products containing Phytofare®. Establishing a foothold in the US, first by partnering with a major distributor in AIDP as announced last week, and now with shipping our first significant amount of product to a US customer, is a huge milestone for Plandaí."

Phytofare®, which is produced from live green tea harvested on the Company's tea estate in northern South Africa, has been clinically shown in double blind human studies to have ten times the level of bioavailability over generic green tea extracts. Not only is Phytofare® better absorbed in the bloodstream, all eight catechins are present where they remain at therapeutic levels for over 24 hours. Generic extracts, by comparison, were shown to have only two catechins, both of which were absent from the system after four hours. This difference means that consumers of Phytofare® can take much smaller doses and achieve greater clinical outcomes.

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About Plandaí Biotechnology, Inc.

Plandaí Biotechnology, Inc. and its subsidiaries develop highly phyto-available™ extracts. Plandaí Biotechnology controls every aspect of the process, from growing the raw materials on its farms in South Africa, to producing its proprietary Phytofare® extracts in-house, allowing the Company to guarantee the continuity of supply as well as quality control throughout the entire process. Targeted industries for the Company's products include beverage, cosmeceutical, wellness, nutriceutical, anti-aging, and pharmaceutical. For more information, please visit

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