Chinese government funds rebuilding of schools and other buildings in
earthquake ravaged area of Wenchuan County in Sichuan province.
(San Jose, CA) July 10, 2008 – Draco Natural Products, the first U.S.-based certified organic botanical extract manufacturer to exclusively produce its products in China in company owned facilities, and world leader in the manufacture and supply of botanical raw materials for nutritional supplements, functional foods and beverages, as well as cosmetics, skin care and personal products, has announced it has donated $60,000 to the Chinese government earthquake relief effort.
Jerry Wu, founder and president of Draco Natural Products, said the Chinese government will earmark every penny of its monetary donations to rebuilding schools and other key community facilities destroyed by the 2008 Sichuan province earthquake. The temblor, which occurred June 28, measured 8.0 according to the China Earthquake Administration.
“Draco has deep roots in China and we’re pleased and proud that our company could help with the government’s relief efforts,” Wu said.
“We are fortunate our company’s manufacturing facilities were not affected by the earthquake so we can continue to provide support for our employees and their families,” Wu added.
As of July 6, official Chinese government figures confirm nearly 70,000 people are dead, including over 68,000 in Sichuan province. Approximately 375,000 people sustained injuries and more than 18,000 people are listed as missing.
Draco Natural Products, headquartered in San Jose, CA, offers more than 500 different extracts from herbal botanicals, fruits and vegetables. The company was founded on the concept of creating all-natural, full spectrum botanical ingredients using a proprietary purified water manufacturing process.
For more information about Draco, their Chinese funding efforts and product manufacturing, contact Draco Natural Products at 408.287.7871 or visit www.DracoHerbs.com.