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Zhongpin to Present at the Piper Jaffray and Oppenheimer Investor Conferences

CHANGGE, China and BEIJING, May 10, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Zhongpin Inc. ("Zhongpin", Nasdaq: HOGS), a leading meat and food processing company in the People's Republic of China, today announced that it will participate at the Piper Jaffray 7th Annual China Growth Conference on Thursday, May 13, 2010 (Le Parker Meridien Hotel, 119 W. 56th Street, New York) and at the Oppenheimer 4th Annual China Dragon Call Conference on May 20.

The company will present at the China Food & Beverage Panel Presentation at Piper Jaffray 7th Annual China Growth Conference in the Azekka Room on the 3rd floor of Le Parker Meridien Hotel.

Conference: Piper Jaffray 7th Annual China Growth Conference Event: Panel presentation, answers to questions, one-on-one meetings Date: Thursday, May 13, 2010 Presentation time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EDT) Location: Azekka Room (and Gamshoge Room for Q&A from 4:00 p.m.

to 4:30 p.m.) on the 3rd floor of Le Parker Meridien Hotel, 119 W. 56th Street, New York Participants: Mr. Warren Wang, CFO Mr. Sterling Song, Investor Relations Manager The Company will also present at Oppenheimer 4th Annual China Dragon Call Conference on May 20, 2010 in Oppenheimer's offices at 300 Madison Avenue, New York.

Conference: Oppenheimer 4th Annual China Dragon Call Conference Event: Company presentation, answers to questions, one-on-one meetings Date: Thursday, May 20, 2010 Presentation time: 2:55 p.m. to 3:25 p.m. (EDT) Location: Executive Board Room in Oppenheimer Executive Conference Center, 300 Madison Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York Participants: Mr. Baoke Ben, Executive Vice President and Director Mr. Warren Wang, CFO Mr. Sterling Song, Investor Relations Manager Mr. Warren Wang, Zhongpin's Chief Financial Officer, will present the company's strategy, products, markets, financial results, and outlook during the meetings and all participants will answer questions.

Investors interested in attending these events should please contact their Piper Jaffray or Oppenheimer representatives.

About Zhongpin Zhongpin Inc. is a meat and food processing company that specializes in pork and pork products, vegetables, and fruits in China. Its distribution network in the China covers 20 provinces plus Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, and Chongqing and includes more than 3,000 retail outlets. Zhongpin's export markets include the European Union and Southeast Asia. For more information about Zhongpin, please visit Zhongpin's website at http://www.zpfood.com .

Safe harbor statement Certain statements in this news release are forward-looking statements made under the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Zhongpin has based its forward-looking statements largely on its current expectations and projections about future events and trends that it believes may affect its business strategy, results of operations, financial condition, and financing needs. These projections involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements, which may include but are not limited to such factors as downturns in the Chinese economy, unanticipated changes in product demand, any effect from the A(H1N1) virus on Zhongpin's market or sales, interruptions in the supply of live pigs and or raw pork, poor performance of the retail distribution network, delivery delays, freezer facility malfunctions, Zhongpin's ability to build and commence new production facilities according to intended timelines, the ability to prepare Zhongpin for growth, the ability to predict Zhongpin's future financial performance and financing ability, changes in regulations, and other information detailed in Zhongpin's filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. You are urged to consider these factors carefully in evaluating Zhongpin's forward-looking statements and are cautioned not to place undue reliance on those forward-looking statements, which are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. All information provided in this news release is as of the date of this release.

Zhongpin does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.

For more information, please contact: Zhongpin Inc.

Mr. Sterling Song (English and Chinese) Investor Relations Manager Tel: +86-10-8286-1788 x101 in Beijing Email: ir@zhongpin.com Mr. Warren (Feng) Wang (English and Chinese) Chief Financial Officer Tel: +86-10-8286-1788 x104 in Beijing Email: warren.wang@zhongpin.com Christensen Mr. Yuanyuan Chen (English and Chinese) Tel: +86-10-5971-2001 in Beijing Mobile: +86-139-2337-7882 in Beijing Email: ychen@christensenir.com Mr. Tom Myers (English) Mobile: +86-139-1141-3520 in Beijing Email: tmyers@christensenir.com Ms. Kathy Li (English and Chinese) Tel: +1-212-618-1978 Email: kli@christensenir.com SOURCE Zhongpin Inc.

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