SkyPeople Fruit Juice Inc is a holding company incorporated under the laws of Florida on June 29,1998. It is engaged in the business of production and sales of fruit juice concentrates including fruit purees, concentrated fruit purees and concentrated fruit juices; fruit beverages, and other fruit-related products including organic and non-organic fresh fruits, dried fruit, preserved fruit, fructose in and from the PRC. The Company's core products are fruit juice concentrates, including concentrated apple, pear, and kiwi juices; fruit beverages, including pure fruit beverages and fruit cider beverages; and other fruit-related products, including fresh fruits and vegetables and fructose, etc. Fruit beverages are divided into two categories: pure fruit juice and fruit cider beverages. Other Fruit-Related Products includes fresh fruits and vegetables, fructose and other products. Fructose is often used as an ingredient to make beverages and other food products. The Company owns and operates four manufacturing facilities in China to take advantage of economies of scale and to enhance its production efficiency; each of its manufacturing facilities has a focus on juice products centering around one particular fruit according to the proximity of such manufacturing to the supply center of that fruit. The Company's business involving apple juice products is operated out of Huludao Wonder and Yingkou, and its business involving kiwifruit products is operated out of Shaanxi Qiyiwangguo. Shaanxi and Liaoning Provinces, where its manufacturing facilities are located, are large fruit producing provinces. The Company markets its products through three primary methods: direct contact with foreign businesses, attendance at international exhibitions and sales made through trade websites. The sales team is divided into three subdivisions, focusing on the sales of fruit juice concentrates, fruit beverage products and derivative products, respectively. Fresh fruits, including apples, pears and kiwifruits are the primary raw materials for its products. The Company sells its fruit juice concentrates both domestically and internationally, its export business is comprised of fruit juice concentrates. The export of its fruit juice concentrates is handled internally by its international trade department. Its market is very competitive subject to shifting customer demands and expectations. It holds nine patents granted by the State Intellectual Property Office The Company's products are subject to central government regulation as well as provincial government regulation in Shaanxi and Liaoning Provinces.
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