Pontus (TSXV: HULK / OTCMKTS: HLKKF) Names Frank Port To Board As It Seeks To Lead Plant-Based Food Market

Pontus Protein Ltd.  (TSXV: HULK/OTCMKTS HLKKF) has tapped a top financial markets executive for its Frank Port to its Board.  Mr. Port has experience as a founder and CIO of Bridgeport Capital Inc. and Opportunity Asset Management, Inc.

HULK/HLKKF seeks to disrupt the bioscience industry and be the leader in the plant-based food industry. Port, a non-executive member of the Board, brings to Pontus 35 years of experience in the financial markets.


“When you combine science, technology and innovation in emerging markets such as bioscience, it is beyond captivating,” Port says. “I’m excited to join the team; the potential here is limitless.”

He noted that Pontus applies environmentally friendly technology to reach its goal of transitioning the world from animal-based protein to plant-based.

Dual market listed HULK.V and HLKKF stock trades on both the OTCMKTS exchange as HLKKF and on the Toronto Venture exchange as HULK. It is in the fast-growing global health and wellness food market. 

HULK/HLKKF Makes Pure Plant-Based Protein Powder

This is an exciting new-generation company with a proprietary strategy of becoming a leader in plant-based food internationally. 

It uses its unique “Closed Environment Vertical Aquaponic System (CEVAS™) to reinvent agriculture. It is creating the farming of the future, the Company says. Pontus specializes in indoor vertical farming of water lentils. 

Environmentally Friendly Solution Of Global Food Crisis

One catalyst for investors is that the Pontus proprietary system uses 95% less water than traditional agriculture. The Company is focused on providing sustainable indoor bio-secure pure plant-based proteins. The goal is to solve the global food crisis. It farms and creates Pontus Protein Powder. It is targeting retail, wholesale and online channels for sales.

The market advantage for Pontus is that its water lentils can be harvested every 24 hours and exceed organic certification. The Company’s water lentils protein contains antioxidants, minerals, vitamins and essential amino acids. As a result, it offers a complete protein food source.

Greater Than 40% Protein For Plant-Based Food Products

The lentils contain greater than 40% protein. Pontus seeks to offer it as the ‘base protein’ for plant-based food products. The Company is focused on disrupting the agriculture industry from its base farm in Vancouver, B.C. It sees the world transitioning to plant-based foods and proteins. 

The Company plans to expand in 2022 to a 60,000 sq. ft. production farm. It also eyes a positive EBITDA in the near future. Part of the strategy is to license its sustainable CEVAS™ technology. It says it already has interest from Europe and China. 

Keep HULK/HLKKF stock on your Watch List as environmentally friendly plant-based stocks are rising in value in 2022.

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Ian Leigh

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