Urban Barns Announces New Kosher Certifications

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC, Canada, via ETELIGIS INC., 05/22/2015 – – Urban Barns Food Inc. (“Urban Barns”) (OTCQB: URBF), an innovative food producer, announced that it has recently received the MK Kosher certification for its Oak Leaf lettuce and three types of Micro Greens, namely Daikon, Sango/Rambo and Mizuna. Urban Barns Foods Inc. will continue to broaden its Kosher product line up with additional micro green varieties and herbs in the coming months. Dedicated in the cultivation of fresh vegetables throughout the year, Urban Barns Foods Inc. uses the latest in LED technology and is most noted for its proprietary Cubic Farming™ method.

These recent additions will add to the currently approved romaine and butterhead lettuce that obtained Kosher certification in December of 2014.

Rabbi Saul Emanuel, Executive Director of Canada’s Kosher certifier, expressed his delight over the company’s MK Kosher Certification which he feels will be beneficial for the Kosher catering and consumer industries. Furthermore, Rabbi Peretz Jaffe, the Kashrus coordinator, noted how difficult it is in finding produce that is free of infestation, and believes that the market will only gain from this recent development.

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About MK Kosher Certification:

Canada’s Kosher certifier, otherwise known as “MK” has established itself as the leading player responsible for the certification of thousands of Kosher food products bearing the MK certification mark. As Canada’s Kosher certifier, companies from across the country source out MK Kosher certification, enabling them to become part of the highly acclaimed list of enterprises that produce food products with the MK Kosher certification mark.

About Urban Barns Foods Inc.

Urban Barns uses patent pending and proprietary equipment to produce affordable leafy vegetables in a secure and controlled indoor environment. By setting up subsidiary facilities and growing locally, Urban Barns can focus on supplying any community, irrespective of the regional climate, effectively reducing shipping times and related spoilage costs. Urban Barns has the unique ability to scale and cater to the demands of all major communities. The company’s commitment to consumers is reflected through its motto, “Fresh, Local, Green”.

Forward-Looking Statements

Except for historical information contained herein, the matters set forth above may include forward-looking statements that involve certain risks and uncertainties. Words such as "may", "could", "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "expect", "intend", "plan", and similar expressions are used to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on the current beliefs of management, as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to management. Actual results could differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements. Urban Barns does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements and cautions investors to consider all other risks and uncertainties, including those disclosed in Urban Barns’ filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

CONTACT:

For further information, contact:

Urban Barns Foods, Inc.

Richard Groome, President and CEO

rgroome

Tel: 514 907 4989 x 774

www.urbanbarnsfoods.com

SOURCE: Urban Barns Foods, Inc.

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