Form 6-K Village Farms International, Inc.

Report of foreign issuer [Rules 13a-16 and 15d-16]

Published: 2019-06-26 09:18:02
Submitted: 2019-06-26
Period Ending In: 2019-06-26
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6-K

 

 

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 June, 2019

Commission file number: 001-38783

 

 


Village Farms International, Inc.

(Translation of Registrant’s name into English)

 

 


4700-80th Street

Delta, British Columbia Canada

V4K 3N3

(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             ☒  Form 40-F

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):  

Note: Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1) only permits the submission in paper of a Form 6-K if submitted solely to provide an attached annual report to security holders.

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7):  

Note: Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7) only permits the submission in paper of a Form 6-K if submitted to furnish a report or other document that the registrant foreign private issuer must furnish and make public under the laws of the jurisdiction in which the registrant is incorporated, domiciled or legally organized (the registrant’s “home country”), or under the rules of the home country exchange on which the registrant’s securities are traded, as long as the report or other document is not a press release, is not required to be and has not been distributed to the registrant’s security holders, and, if discussing a material event, has already been the subject of a Form 6-K submission or other Commission filing on EDGAR.

 

 

 



CONTENTS

The following document of the Registrant is submitted herewith:

 

99.1   

Press release dated June 25, 2019



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.

 

    Village Farms International, Inc.
    (Registrant)
    By:  

/s/ Stephen C. Ruffini

      Stephen C. Ruffini
Date: June 26, 2019       Chief Financial Officer


EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit

Number

  

Description

Exhibit 99.1    Press release dated June 25, 2019

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EX-99.1

Exhibit 99.1

 

LOGO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Village Farms International Announces Election of Directors

Vancouver, B.C., June 25, 2019 – Village Farms International, Inc. (the “Company” or “Village Farms”) (TSX: VFF) (NASDAQ: VFF) announced today that all of the director nominees listed in the management information circular dated May 21, 2019 were elected as directors of the Company at the annual meeting of shareholders held earlier today (the “Meeting”). The results of the vote for each nominee director are set out below:

 

Nominee

   Proxy Votes For      Proxy %
For
    Proxy Votes
Withheld
     Proxy %
Withheld
 

John R. McLernon

     15,826,124        99.01     158,860        0.99 % 

Christopher C. Woodward

     15,819,088        98.96     165,896        1.04 % 

John P. Henry

     15,859,110        99.21     125,874        0.79 % 

David Holewinski

     15,849,096        99.15     135,888        0.85 % 

Michael A. DeGiglio

     15,928,288        99.65     56,696        0.35 % 

Stephen C. Ruffini

     15,219,520        95.21     765,464        4.79 % 

Roberta Cook

     15,946,663        99.76     38,321        0.24 % 

Final voting results of all matters voted on at the Meeting will be made available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

About Village Farms International, Inc.

Village Farms is one of the largest and longest-operating vertically integrated greenhouse growers in North America and the only publicly traded greenhouse produce company in Canada. Village Farms produces and distributes fresh, premium-quality produce with consistency 365 days a year to national grocers in the U.S. and Canada from more than nine million square feet of Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) greenhouses in British Columbia and Texas, as well as from its partner greenhouses in British Columbia, Ontario and Mexico. The Company is now leveraging its 30 years of experience as a vertically integrated grower for the rapidly emerging global cannabis opportunity through its 50% ownership of British Columbia-based Pure Sunfarms Corp., one of the single largest cannabis growing operations in the world. The Company also intends to pursue opportunities to become a vertically integrated leader in the U.S. hemp-derived CBD market, subject to compliance with all applicable U.S. federal and state laws. Village Farms has established two joint ventures, Village Fields Hemp USA, LLC and Arkansas Valley Green and Gold Hemp LLC, for outdoor hemp cultivation and CBD extraction and is pursuing controlled environment hemp production at a portion of its Texas greenhouse operations, which total 5.7 million square feet of production area.

Contact Information

Lawrence Chamberlain

Investor Relations

LodeRock Advisors

(416) 519-4196

lawrence.chamberlain@loderockadvisors.com


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