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VANCOUVER, BC, Jan. 3, 2023 /CNW/ – Pontus Protein Ltd. (TSXV: HULK) (OTCQB: HLKKF) (FSE: 8YC) (“Pontus” or the “Company“), further to its news releases of November 3, 2022 and December 3, 2022, is pleased to announce that it has received the approval of its shareholders at its annual and special meeting of shareholders held today (the “Meeting“) for, among other things, the sale of substantially all of the Company’s assets, more particularly all of those assets used in its aquaponics farming business (the “Aquaponics Segment“). 

More than 98% of the shares represented at the Meeting voted in favour of the sale of the Aquaponics Segment to CEVAS Technology Inc. (“CEVAS“), pursuant to the asset purchase agreement dated November 3, 2022 between the Company and CEVAS (the “Transaction“). In addition to this, each incumbent director of the Company was re-elected to serve until the close of the next annual meeting.

Subject to the final approval of the TSX Venture Exchange, the Company intends to close the Transaction in January 2023.

In addition, the Company announces today that it has appointed Andy Wu as the Chief Financial Officer of the Company to replace Jason Ding. The Company would like to thank Jason Ding for his contribution to the Company.

About Pontus Protein Ltd.

This is our future – the future of farming; Pontus Protein Ltd. is a Vancouver-based agricultural food and technology company focused on creating and acquiring the best technology. Highly sophisticated, AI-engineered robots, combined with our proprietary vertical farming and a commitment to sustainability. Our intellectual property optimizes efficiency for a shorter growing time and high productivity. We deliver healthy, affordable foods and nutrients into every diet in a closed, controlled environment avoiding all pesticides and GMOs.

Pontus Protein is publicly traded in Canada (TSXV:HULK), the United States (OTCQB: HLKKF) and Germany (FSE: 8YC) and you can find out more on our SEDAR profile.

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Forward-Looking Information

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Forward-looking statements are neither historical facts nor assurances of future performance. Instead, they are based only on our current beliefs, expectations and assumptions regarding the future of our business, future plans and strategies, projections, anticipated events and trends, the economy and other future conditions. Because forward-looking statements relate to the future, they are subject to inherent uncertainties, risks and changes in circumstances that are difficult to predict and many of which are outside of our control. Our actual results and financial condition may differ materially from those indicated in the forward-looking statements. Therefore, you should not rely on any of these forward-looking statements.

Any forward-looking statement made by us in this news release is based only on information currently available to us and speaks only as of the date on which it is made. Except as required by applicable securities laws, we undertake no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether written or oral, that may be made from time to time, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

SOURCE Pontus Protein Ltd.

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