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AGT Food and Ingredients Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2018 Release Date and Conference Call

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AGT Food and Ingredients Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2018 Release Date and Conference Call

Canada NewsWire

SYMBOL: TSX: AGT

REGINA, Aug. 1, 2018 /CNW/ - AGT Food and Ingredients Inc. (TSX:AGT) ("AGT" or the "Company") has announced its Second Quarter 2018 results will be released after market close on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. A conference call to discuss Second Quarter 2018 results is scheduled for Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. To join the conference, please dial 1-800-319-4610 (toll free from Canada & the U.S.) or +1-604-638-5340 (from outside Canada & the U.S.).

The financial statements and notes thereto for the three and six months ended June 30, 2018 as well as the related management's discussion and analysis will be filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and will also be available on the Company's website at www.agtfoods.com prior to the conference call.

With respect to the privatization proposal announced July 26, 2018, which can be found on the Company's website or under the Company's profile on SEDAR, no set timetable with respect to the Independent Committee's review has been established and AGT does not expect to make further public comment regarding these matters unless and until the Independent Committee approves a specific action or otherwise concludes its review. Therefore, no updates to the timetable, details of the proposal or other discussion of the proposal will be made during the announced Second Quarter 2018 conference call.

AGT Food and Ingredients Inc. Profile                        
AGT Food and Ingredients Inc. (AGT) is a processor of value-added pulses, staple foods and ingredients for export and domestic markets as well as a supplier of retail packaged and canned foods to retail and food service sectors. Through its offices and processing facilities located in some of the best agricultural growing regions in Canada, the U.S., Turkey, China, Australia and South Africa, merchandising and sales offices in the U.K., the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and India and origination offices in Russia, AGT produces a full range of pulses and specialty crops including lentils, peas, chickpeas, beans and canary seed as well as food ingredients such as pulse flours, proteins, starches and fibres. Through its subsidiaries in Turkey, the Arbel Group, AGT also produces staple foods such as Arbella Pasta, rice, and milled wheat products, including bulgur and semolina.

Cautionary Statements
Certain statements in this press release are forward-looking statements. The reader is cautioned that assumptions used in the preparation of such information, although considered reasonable by AGT at the time of preparation, may prove to be incorrect. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of AGT (including its operating subsidiaries) to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, among others, the actual results of harvests, fluctuations in the price of lentils and other crops, failure of plant, equipment or processes to operate as anticipated, accidents or labour disputes, risks relating to the integration of acquisitions or to international operations, as well as those factors referred to in the section entitled "Risk Factors" in the Annual Information Form of AGT which is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com, and which should be reviewed in conjunction with this document. Although AGT has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.  AGT expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

 

SOURCE AGT Food and Ingredients Inc.

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