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CEN Biotech Inc. Announces the Closing of LED Patent Acquisition


WINDSOR, ONTARIO, CANADA, October 13, 2021 / -- CEN Biotech Inc. (“CEN” or the “Company”) (OTC Pink: CENBF), a global holding company focused on the manufacturing, production, and development of LED lighting technology and hemp-based products intended to help improve your state of health and well-being, is pleased to announce that it is has consummated the transaction for Patent Number U.S. 8,723,425 (the “Patent”).

On October 7, 2021, CEN entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement (the “Agreement”) in connection with the purchase and acquisition of the right, title, and interest in and to the Patent, as more particularly described in the APA and related transaction documents. Pursuant to the Agreement, Tesla Digital, Inc., Tesla Digital Global Group, Inc., and Stevan Pokrajac (together, the “Sellers”) are to receive 5,000,000 shares of CEN common stock which were reserved for issuance at the closing of the Agreement. As additional consideration, the Sellers acknowledged receipt of two parcels of real property from CEN.

“This strategic acquisition is the first step in creating a truly global agriculture company dedicated to a person’s health and well-being using innovations in LED lighting technologies. We believe the use of this LED patented technology can be widely implemented in many industries such as indoor growing, automotive and industrial applications. This technology can limit the amount of heat generated from the operation of the LED lights and the amount of power needed to operate them.” commented Bahige (Bill) Chaaban, the Company’s CEO and Executive Chairman.

The inventor of the Patent, Stevan Pokrajac, commented also, “We look forward to continuing the development and sales of our patented technology across a wide range of platforms and industries, including indoor agriculture applications, automotive and aerospace industries, and technologies that require minimal heat and power consumption.”

About CEN Biotech Inc.
CEN Biotech, Inc. is a global holding company focused on the manufacturing, production, and development of LED lighting technology and hemp-based products. The Company intends to continue to explore the usage of hemp, which it now intends to cultivate for usage in industrial, medical, and food products. For further information on the Company, please visit our website at Information about the Company can also be found on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s EDGAR site under the Issuer Profile of “CEN Biotech Inc.”

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Brian S. Payne
CEN Biotech Inc.
+1 (519) 419-4958, Extension 1505