Sino Agro Food adds Daniel Ritchey and Anthony Soh to Board as Independent Board Members

– CHINA, Guangzhou – Sino Agro Food, Inc. (OTC BB: SIAF.OB) is an integrated, diversified agriculture technology and organic food company with principal operations in the People’s Republic of China.

The Company is pleased to announce that it has added two new independent members to its Board of Directors: Mr. Daniel Ritchey and Mr. Lim Chang (Anthony) Soh.

Mr. Ritchey is currently a partner in three companies: DC Capital LLC, 3-D Oil and Gas LLC, and 3-D Ranch LLC, a 2,200 head of cattle/1,500 head pig farm for which Mr. Ritchey serves as Finance Director. Mr. Ritchey held previous positions as investment analyst and advisor for venture capital firms. He holds an MBA in Finance from Ohio State University.

Mr. Soh is a partner in the law firm, Edwin Lim Suren & Soh, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Until October 31, 2013, Mr. Soh was Deputy Managing Director of Pontian United Plantations Berhad, a Malaysian plantation company in the business of cultivating oil palm on 39,000 acres of land on a group basis, and operating an oil mill. Appointed Director in 2005, Mr. Soh served as Executive Director from 2007 until promoted again in 2009. He holds an LL.B (Hons) degree from University of Hull, England.

Mr. Ritchey and Mr. Soh join independent Board members Nils-Erik Sandberg and Koi Ming (George) Yap. Four of the seven member Board are now independent, satisfying the majority requirement for the Company’s application to list on Nasdaq’s Capital Market exchange.

CEO Solomon Lee commented, “We are delighted that Anthony and Daniel accepted nominations to our Board of Directors. Each new Director brings a wealth of talent, experience, and broadened perspectives to our team.”

About Sino Agro Food, Inc.

Sino Agro Food, Inc. is an agriculture technology and natural food holding company with principal operations in the People’s Republic of China. The Company acquires and maintains equity stakes in a cohesive portfolio of companies that SIAF forms according to its core mission to produce, distribute, market and sell natural, sustainable protein food and produce, primarily seafood and cattle, to the rapidly growing middle class in China. SIAF provides financial oversight and strategic direction for each company, and for the interoperation between companies. The Company owns or licenses patents, proprietary methods, and other intellectual properties in its areas of expertise. SIAF provides consulting and services to joint venture partners to construct and operate food businesses, primarily producing wholesale fish and cattle. Further joint ventures market and distribute the wholesale products as part of an overall “farm to table” concept and business strategy.

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