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7/28/15

Franz Kafka writes his first ever junior mining news release for Century Iron Mines (FER.to)

This from Century Iron Mines (FER.to) today takes us to new and unknown levels of NR bizarre..

Iron ore and eggs. Seriously.

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - Jul 28, 2015) - Century Food Company Ltd ("Century Food"), a Hong Kong registered wholly-owned subsidiary of Century Iron Mines Corporation (together called "Century" or the "Company") (FER.TO), is pleased to announce the entering into an exclusive distributorship agreement with Sunny Queen Pty Ltd ("Sunny Queen"), one of the largest Australian egg producers, for Sunny Queen's products in Hong Kong and Macau, China, with Century Food's first right to negotiate for the mainland China market as the next stage of development. This agreement marks a historic debut of Sunny Queen's products in Hong Kong and Century's debut in the food sector. Sunny Queen has established a leading market position in Australia for a wide range of fresh eggs and egg products. The signing of this agreement with Century marks the expansion of Sunny Queen's products to a major overseas market. Under the agreement, Century will first develop Sunny Queen's shell eggs and egg products business through the supermarket and food service channel in Hong Kong and Macau. 
Over the years, Century has established a strong foothold in iron with the discovery and development of multibillion tonnes of iron deposits. The Company has been ranked amongst the largest iron resource companies in the world. Century has recently completed the feasibility study for its flagship high-grade Joyce Lake DSO Project, which is well-positioned for execution when the iron ore market recovers. At the same time, with its strong balance sheet and strategic partnerships with two Global Fortune 500 state-owned enterprises from China, WISCO and Minmetals, Century is rigorously pursuing the acquisition of non-ferrous assets by capitalizing its strategic advantages and core competence to create shareholder value where the current low commodity cycle offers excellent opportunities. Century believes that the success of the business model adopted by the majority of the mining and resource sector fundamentally depends on the continuous momentum of industrialization and urbanization in very large emerging countries, led by China. As this current macroeconomic trend has created unprecedented business opportunities for the mining sector, it is also offering huge business opportunities in non-mining sectors, particularly the food industries in China, where strong long-term and post-urbanization prospects are compelling. This is especially true for those, such as Century, with knowledge, expertise and a track record of successful execution in this dynamic and growing mega-size market.