Greensboro NC, Jan. 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Management of HF Foods Group Inc. (Nasdaq symbol: HFFG) after careful deliberation has announced the formation of a strategic alliance with Overseas Student Service Corp. HF Foods Group Inc. andOverseas Student Service Corp have signed a strategic alliance agreement effective December 2018.

According to the agreement,Overseas Student Service Corp, the largest overseas students service platform in the US, will work with HF Foods Group Inc. to help to recruit, provide and train intern students majoring in logistics, IT and Supply Chain on behalf of HF Foods Group Inc.  WithOverseas Student Service Corp’s technological advantage, they will also provide training and procedures to employees in all positions at HFFG.

The Chairman of HF Foods Group Inc., Mr. Zhou Min Ni said: “We are so happy to partner with Overseas Student Service Corp. We hopeOverseas Student Service Corp can provide resources that HF Foods Group Inc. will need to improve efficiencies and expand our market share, thus generating increased profitability for our investors.”

The Chairman and founder of Overseas Student Service Corp, Mr. John Wang said:  “Overseas Student Service Corp is the largest overseas students service organization in the US. Our services include employee training, tutoring, study-abroad planning, real estate services and career planning for overseas students and companies. Our strategic alliance with HF Foods Group Inc. should provide strong support for HF Foods Group Inc.’s market expansion with great services and resources.”

About HF Foods Group Inc.

HF Foods Group Inc and its subsidiaries, including, HF Group Holding Corporation operate as a food service distributor for Chinese restaurants and other businesses. The company was founded in 2018 and is based in in Greensboro, North Carolina. Zhou Min Ni and his wife, Chan Sin Wong, co-founded Han Feng Inc., one of HF Group Holding Corporation’s subsidiaries, in Kernersville, North Carolina in 1997 and have since opened three distribution centers in North Carolina, Florida and Georgia. HF Foods Group currently employs approximately 400 people and distributes its products to a network of 3,200 Chinese restaurants across 10 states. HFFG is an equal opportunity employer.

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