UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

Form 6-K

 

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16

OR 15d-16 UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

For the month of August 2020

 

Commission File Number: 001-38857

 

CHINA XIANGTAI FOOD CO. LTD.

(Translation of registrant’s name into English)

 

c/o Chongqing Penglin Food Co., Ltd.

Xinganxian Plaza

Building B, Suite 19-1

Lianglukou, Yuzhong District 400800

Chongqing, People’s Republic of China

+86- 023-86330158– telephone

(Address of principal executive office)

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.

 

Form 20-F  x Form 40-F  ¨

 

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EXHIBIT INDEX

  

Exhibit No   Description
     

Exhibit 99.1

 

Press Release — PLIN Announces Launches Hot Pot Restaurant Business

Exhibit 99.2   Press Release — PLIN Wins the First Class Award of 2020 Excellent Chongqing International Food Enterprise Recommendation

  

   

 

    

SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

Date: August 14, 2020 CHINA XIANGTAI FOOD CO. LTD. 
     
  By: /s/ Zeshu Dai
  Name:   Zeshu Dai
  Title: Chief Executive Officer and Chairwoman of the Board

   

   

 

 

 

Exhibit 99.1

 

China Xiangtai Food Co., Ltd. Launches Hot Pot Restaurant Business

 

The Company aims to open 200 hot pot franchisees by the end of 2021

 

Chongqing, August 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- China Xiangtai Food Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PLIN) ("PLIN" or the "Company"), an emerging growth company engaged in the food processing business, today announced that it plans to launch a hot pot franchise business and plans to open its first location in Chongqing on August 31, 2020. The launch will allow the Company to integrate its existing industry resources and leverage its strengths to provide consumers with a farm-to-table experience.

 

The Company plans to expand the hot pot chain by applying a franchise model and increase the number of restaurants to 200 by the end of 2021. All restaurants will be operated under the Company’s own brand “Xiangtai Fresh Beef Hot Pot”. The Company plans to recruit a team of seasoned restaurateurs with more than 20 years of professional experience to manage and operate the franchise chain.

 

Ms. Zeshu Dai, Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company commented, “We are excited about the launch of our hot pot restaurant franchise. We hope to meet the robust demand by supplying fresh and flavorful meat products on the retail level, thus creating additional revenue channels. Being competitive in the hot pot business requires high quality food supplies and extensive food industry experience, which are our strengths. We believe PLIN has tremendous potential and this new business will position the Company to create long-term value."

   

About China Xiangtai Food Co., Ltd

 

Headquartered in Chongqing, China, China Xiangtai Food Co., Ltd, is a food company primarily engaged in pork processing. The Company's operations span key sections of the pork processing value chain, including slaughtering, packing, distribution, and wholesale of a variety of fresh pork meat and parts. Primarily focused on pork products, the Company also offers other fresh and processed products, including beef, lamb and poultries. Through the recent acquisition of Chongqing Ji Mao Cang Feed Co., Ltd, the Company has also expanded into the business of feed raw material and feed formula solutions. Through its core values, the Company is committed to maintaining the highest standards of food safety, product quality, and sustainability to provide high-quality, nutritious, and tasty food in a responsible manner through its portfolio of trusted brands. For more information, please visit http://ir.plinfood.com/.

 

   

 

 

Safe Harbor Statement

 

This announcement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements other than statements of historical fact in this announcement are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations and projections about future events and financial trends that the Company believes may affect its financial condition, results of operations, business strategy and financial needs. Investors can identify these forward-looking statements by words or phrases such as "may," "will," "expect," "anticipate," "aim," "estimate," "intend," "plan," "believe," "potential," "continue," "is/are likely to" or other similar expressions. The Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent occurring events or circumstances, or changes in its expectations, except as may be required by law. Although the Company believes that the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, it cannot assure you that such expectations will turn out to be correct, and the Company cautions investors that actual results may differ materially from the anticipated results.

 

Company Contact

 

Mr. Xiaohui Wu, President
China Xiangtai Food Co., Ltd.
Phone: +86-1860-117-0697
Email: ir@plinfood.com

 

Investor Relations Contact

 

Ms. Tina Xiao, President
Ascent Investor Relations LLC
Phone: +1-917-609-0333
Email: tina.xiao@ascent-ir.com  

  

   

 

 

Exhibit 99.2

 

China Xiangtai Food Co., Ltd. Wins the First Class Award of 2020 Excellent Chongqing International Food Enterprise Recommendation

 

CHONGQING, China, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- China Xiangtai Food Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PLIN) ("PLIN" or the "Company"), an emerging growth company engaged in the food processing business, today announced that the Company was awarded the First Class Award of 2020 Excellent Chongqing International Food Enterprise Recommendation (the "Award") by Preferred Merchant (www.shouxuan18.cn), an enterprise information integration and marketing platform that ranks enterprises in different industries and conducts strict field investigations and real-time monitoring of enterprises.

 

The Award aims to build a quality international food market, to lead the development of the international food industry, to enhance competitive advantages of international food companies, to cultivate a good market environment, to set up industry standards, and to promote a sustainable, steady and vigorous development of the Chinese international food industry. Also, the Award provides consumers with authoritative guidance and assistance, resulting in more rational consumption choices and saving time and energy for consumers.

 

"We are excited to win the Award. The recognition from Preferred Merchant reinforces our growing footprint locally, where we continue to increase our products offerings, ensure our products' quality, and attract more customers. The Award highlights the commitment and passion of our team to build an industry benchmark that meets consumers' needs for healthy and high-quality food," said Ms. Zeshu Dai, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.

 

Ms. Dai continued, "Every year we receive multiple awards, and every one of them demonstrates the PLIN's exceptional reputation and market position. We are honored to receive the Award from Preferred Merchant and we believe it can help improve PLIN's branding awareness and expand our business."

 

About China Xiangtai Food Co., Ltd

 

Headquartered in Chongqing, China, China Xiangtai Food Co., Ltd, is a food company primarily engaged in pork processing. The Company's operations span key sections of the pork processing value chain, including slaughtering, packing, distribution, and wholesale of a variety of fresh pork meat and parts. Primarily focused on pork products, the Company also offers other fresh and processed products, including beef, lamb and poultries. Through the recent acquisition of Chongqing Ji Mao Cang Feed Co., Ltd, the Company has also expanded into the business of feed raw material and feed formula solutions. Through its core values, the Company is committed to maintaining the highest standards of food safety, product quality, and sustainability to provide high-quality, nutritious, and tasty food in a responsible manner through its portfolio of trusted brands. For more information, please visit http://ir.plinfood.com/.

 

   

 

 

Safe Harbor Statement

 

This announcement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements other than statements of historical fact in this announcement are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations and projections about future events and financial trends that the Company believes may affect its financial condition, results of operations, business strategy and financial needs. Investors can identify these forward-looking statements by words or phrases such as "may," "will," "expect," "anticipate," "aim," "estimate," "intend," "plan," "believe," "potential," "continue," "is/are likely to" or other similar expressions. The Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent occurring events or circumstances, or changes in its expectations, except as may be required by law. Although the Company believes that the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, it cannot assure you that such expectations will turn out to be correct, and the Company cautions investors that actual results may differ materially from the anticipated results.

 

Company Contact:
Mr. Xiaohui Wu, President
China Xiangtai Food Co., Ltd.
Phone: +86-1860-117-0697
Email: ir@plinfood.com

 

Investor Relations Contact
Ms. Tina Xiao, President
Ascent Investor Relations LLC
Phone: +1-917-609-0333
Email: tina.xiao@ascent-ir.com