BOCA RATON, Fla.— (November 5, 2018),– Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc. (“ZGSI” or the “Company”) (Pink Sheets: ZGSI), an agricultural biotechnology public company commercializing its technology derived from and designed for Space with significant applications for agriculture on Earth, has announced that its BAM Agricultural Solutions’ Strategic Avocado Advisor, Bob Schaar, has been appointed to the USDA Hass Avocado Board (HAB) for a three-year term.
The Hass Avocado Board is the national board for Nutritional Research and Promotion (R&P Program) of all avocado imports sold into the United States and plays an important role in developing markets and uses for a projected volume of more than 2.4 billion avocados in the U.S. marketplace. Board members and alternates are nominated by their industry peers and appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture.
Mr. Schaar, a prominent avocado grower in Fallbrook, CA, is also on the Board of the California Avocado Commission. “Mr. Schaar has worked closely with our Company for the last three years and has provided invaluable guidance and trial work on his avocado growing operation, Rancho Los Lobos, in Fallbrook, CA. Bob’s expertise is providing valuable support along with Certified Crop Advisor Tomas Aguayo, our principal agronomist for current avocado trials in Mexico and California,” stated Timothy A. Peach, Chief Executive Officer of ZGSI.
“Based upon my multi-year experience working with BAM-FX, I believe that this product has the potential to change the standard growing practices and production methods for growing avocados and increasing yields on a worldwide basis,” stated Bob Schaar, BAM Agricultural Solutions’ Strategic Avocado Advisor.
About Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc.
Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc. is an agricultural biotechnology public company (Pink Sheets: ZGSI), with technology derived from and designed for Space with significant applications here on Earth. These technologies are focused on providing valuable solutions to challenges facing world agriculture. ZGSI’s two primary categories of technologies aimed at sustainable agriculture are: 1) BAM-FX, a cost effective, ionic micronutrient delivery system for plants currently being introduced commercially into world agriculture by Zero Gravity’s wholly owned subsidiary BAM Agricultural Solutions 2) Directed Selection, utilized in the development and production, in the prolonged zero/micro gravity environment of the International Space Station, of large volumes of non-GMO, novel, patentable stem cells with unique and beneficial characteristics.
This press release may contain certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including without limitation, acceptance of the Company’s products, increased levels of competition for the Company, new products and technological changes, the Company’s dependence on third-party suppliers, and other risks detailed from time to time in the Company’s periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Except as required by applicable law or regulation, Zero Gravity Solutions undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that occur after the date on which such statements were made.
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Harvey Kaye, Chairman