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2011-07-28 06:30:00

FIVE POINTS, Calif., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW) today said it has commenced farming the company's leased farmland in Kern County, California. While the company continues to contract a majority of its alfalfa seed production from farmers in the San Joaquin Valley of California, farming its own alfalfa seed allows S&W greater control and flexibility. According to the USDA, alfalfa is trading at record high prices due to shortages. In June 2011, the...

2011-06-02 12:01:00

CHICAGO, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PureCircle (LSE: PURE), the world's leading producer and marketer of high purity stevia products, announces the launch of a new natural flavor modifier under the trade name NSF-02. The technology for the new product is patented and proprietary to PureCircle Limited. NSF-02 is designed specifically to work well in combination with PureCircle's high purity stevia sweeteners, Reb A and SG-95, and sugar or high fructose corn syrup, enhancing flavor,...

2010-12-20 14:27:00

WAYZATA, Minn., Dec 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The voice of native Minnesotan and aspiring singer-actor Therese Hegler is featured in the newly-launched national advertising campaign for Truvia(TM) natural sweetener. In an original tune sung by Hegler with an accompanying on-screen story, the 30-second commercial spots talk directly to the consumer about her relationship struggle with sweetness. "Playing the role of today's woman who fights the temptation of those moments where that 'donut...

2010-12-09 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- PureCircle (LSE: PURE) the world's leading producer and marketer of high purity stevia products today confirms the continued expansion of its patent portfolio with the grant of three patents by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The three patents cover a wide range of process and methods across PureCircle's entire stevia product portfolio and date back as early as December 21st, 2004, which pre-dates any other published patents relating to...

2010-10-04 10:00:00

WAYZATA, Minn., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Truvia(TM) natural sweetener, the great-tasting, zero-calorie sweetener made with rebiana, the best-tasting part of the stevia leaf, unveiled a new multi-million dollar print, television, digital and social media advertising campaign. As the leading natural zero-calorie sweetener and the third largest brand in the U.S. sugar substitute category, Truvia(TM) natural sweetener introduces the new "Sweetness Stories" campaign that builds on the...

2010-09-01 12:22:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Calorie counters have likely noticed the growing number of food and beverage products containing stevia sweeteners now showing up on U.S. supermarket shelves. Touted for their ability to provide natural, no-calorie sources of sweetness, stevia sweeteners have quickly gained popularity among consumers trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle. But what exactly is stevia and what benefits does it provide to consumers? Stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni) is a South...

2010-08-02 15:05:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- PureCircle (LSE: PURE), the world's leading producer and marketer of high purity stevia products, today announces two milestones in its global quality leaf sourcing strategy. Proprietary High quality African and South American stevia leaf now being processed The Company has started successfully processing leaf sourced from both Kenya and Paraguay in its stevia extract facilities in China. PureCircle's Proprietary High quality leaf planted in Africa...

2010-07-29 06:45:00

FIVE POINTS, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW) today announced that it has entered into a five-year agreement with PureCircle, Limited, the world's leading producer and marketer of high purity stevia products. The agreement provides for PureCircle to purchase stevia leaf from S&W and its subsidiary, Stevia California, bringing the two companies a step closer towards their mutual goal of growing stevia in the continental United States on a...

2010-07-20 10:39:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- PureCircle (LSE: PURE), the world's leading producer of high purity stevia products, is pleased to announce that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a No Objection letter for the use of PureCircle's SG95 product as a Food and Beverage ingredient in the USA. This will enable PureCircle to offer a wider and more flexible array of stevia solutions to manufacturers in the US market. PureCircle's high purity SG95 product is a further...

2010-07-02 06:50:00

ERLANGER, Ky., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- WILD Flavors continues its commitment to health, wellness, and natural products by promoting the broader use of Stevia through WILD's entire line of Sunwin Stevia(TM) products -- all FDA GRAS affirmed (FDA Letters of No Objection #GRN000303 & #GRN000304). These include Sunwin Stevia - Reb-A 98, Sunwin Stevia - Reb-A 95, Sunwin Stevia - Reb-A 80/95% Steviol Glycosides, Sunwin Stevia - Reb-A 60/95% Steviol Glycosides. WILD has also developed a...