Silver Base Group Holdings Limited was notified by its supplier, Guizhou Yaxi Cellar Liquors Distribution Co., Ltd. that its product, Guizhou Yaxi Jiao, obtained the Protected Geographical Indication (“PGI”) status from the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection, and Quarantine of the PRC in July 2012, after completion of assessments on Guizhou Yaxi’s natural habitat, historical background, production techniques and various capabilities. Guizhou Yaxi Jiao was the second white liquor brand in the Guizhou Province to obtain the PGI status.

This PGI status is a recognition of Guizhou Yaxi Jiao’s quality, and also an affirmation of Guizhou Yaxi Jiao’s traditional production techniques.

Guizhou Yaxi Jiao has been producing white liquor for hundreds of years and still preserves its traditional liquor production techniques, such as the solid-state fermentation of grains in cellar pits with over 300 years of history. The liquor producer adherents the principle of producing purely natural liquor products with no artificial addictives added to its products. The integration of Guizhou Yaxi Jiao’s natural habitat and the production techniques produce liquor with a unique strong fragrance, is smooth on pallet and mild on the nose, with modest sweetness and a long well-balanced aftertaste. In 2009 and 2010, Guizhou Yaxi Jiao was served in the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.