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2012-10-01 10:24:04

WAYZATA, Minn., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Truvia(®), the #1 natural zero calorie sweetener, announced the launch of a multimillion dollar integrated marketing campaign, "From Nature. For Sweetness." The new creative campaign, kicked off on September 24(th), will further drive consumer awareness, trial and adoption of Truvia(® )products in the U.S. Since opening the U.S. market for stevia-based sweeteners in 2008, the Truvia(® )brand has led the natural sweetener category and...

2012-08-28 02:30:21

QUFU, China, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunwin Stevia International, Inc. "Sunwin" (OTC.BB: SUWN) one of the top global providers of high quality stevia extracts, including Rebaudioside A 98, announced today that it has entered into a worldwide stevia distribution agreement with Wild WILD Flavors GmbH ("collectively "WILD"). Under the terms of the agreement, WILD is granted the non exclusive worldwide right as a distributor to market and resell all stevia products manufactured by Sunwin...

2012-08-08 02:29:08

FIVE POINTS, Calif., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW) today announced it has commenced its commercial harvest of stevia in 2012. The company's agronomists anticipate that at least one additional stevia leaf harvest will be completed during calendar year 2012 on its initial 114-acre field in Chowchilla, California. This is the second year that stevia leaf will have been produced from the Chowchilla farmland, which was planted in calendar year 2011. After...

2012-07-13 02:22:18

ATLANTA, July 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Using low-calorie sweeteners in beverages and other foods has the potential to help people reach and maintain a healthy body weight and is helpful for glucose control for people with diabetes, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association. The statement is published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation and the American Diabetes Association journal Diabetes Care, and...

2012-06-12 02:24:30

BALTIMORE, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- True Lemon®, whose 100 percent natural products offer a truly healthy alternative to sugar-laden artificial flavoring for beverages, is celebrating people who keep it true with the "Who's Your Trudy?" Facebook sweepstakes. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120612/NY23026 ) The sweepstakes was launched in conjunction with the debut of the company's national advertising campaign, which introduces Trudy, True Lemon's brand ambassador....

2012-06-01 10:12:57

Bitter taste receptors for Stevia sweeteners discovered The human tongue has just one receptor type for detecting sweetness but about25 different ones for bitter flavors. Scientists at Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) and the German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke (DIfE) have now identified the two receptors, hTAS2R4 and hTAS2R14, that detect the bitter after taste of Stevia. Extracts from the subtropical plants are up to 300 times sweeter than conventional sugar....

2012-05-29 06:24:56

ATLANTA, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers can safely enjoy a range of sweeteners, both full-calorie and low-calorie ones, as part of a healthy diet guided by current nutrition recommendations, according to a newly updated position paper by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association). The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics ( the Academy) is the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. In the "Position of the Academy of...

2012-05-24 10:23:46

WAYZATA, Minn., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Truvia(®) brand was awarded two 2012 Effie Awards for the "Sweetness Stories" integrated national marketing campaign - a Gold award in the Nutrition Products and Services category and a Silver award in the Snacks/Desserts/Confections category. The campaign was recognized for driving the consumer acceptance of Truvia(®) natural sweetener, which is now the # 1 natural sweetener in the category. "This is a remarkable achievement for the...

2012-05-23 23:02:02

The George Jarkesy Show went live from the Wall Street 1-2-1 Conference and featured Chief Executive Officer and President of S&W Seed Company, Mark Grewal, to talk about growth of the company´s products. Five Points, CA (PRWEB) May 22, 2012 The George Jarkesy Show went live from the Wall Street 1-2-1 Conference and welcomed guest Mark Grewal, the Chief Executive Officer and President of S&W Seed Company. George inquired about the company´s main seed product, alfalfa to...

2012-04-26 02:33:36

LOS ANGELES, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The writing is on the wall about sugary soda, and the alternative, diet soda, is generally laden with artificial sweeteners, which add up quickly. Enter Zevia, sweetened with stevia and therefore both zero calories AND all natural. Zevia's mission is to help soda drinkers reduce consumption of artificial sweeteners and thereby reduce the "Artificiality" in their lives. In a first step, Zevia will begin stripping away the "Artificiality" from a...