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2009-10-12 06:00:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Oct 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of the significant commercial and social development opportunities that stevia cultivation and extraction offer regional development, Paraguay Vende, the economic growth program of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in conjunction with the government of Paraguay, have signed a cooperation and mutual investment agreement with global stevia firm, PureCircle, to promote the cultivation of stevia in the south...

2009-05-13 23:00:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- In the keynote speech given in Shanghai at Stevia World 2009 (May 14-15), the annual conference for producers and food and beverage companies, Dorn Wenninger, Corporate VP Supply Chain with PureCircle, the major Reb A producer, announced today that Reb A is now fully competitive with sugar for global brands with global volume. At the conference, Wenninger shared key success factors in his presentation entitled, "Key Success of Reb A to multinational...

2009-03-30 10:49:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the launch of several high profile consumer product brands containing PureVia(TM)Reb A, PureCircle, the world's leading producer of Reb A, has been invited to share current insights on its rapidly developing global stevia supply chain at Stevia World 2009 on May 14-15, in Shanghai. PureCircle produces and markets a range of natural sweeteners internationally and is involved in the sourcing of dry stevia leaves, extraction, refining of...

2009-02-11 08:44:00

WILD Flavors Provides Significant Capital Investment in Sunwin International ERLANGER, Ky., and QUFU, China, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- WILD Flavors, Inc. (WILD Flavors) - one of the largest, privately-owned suppliers of natural and health-enhancing ingredients, flavors, colors, and innovative product concepts to the food and beverage industry, and Sunwin International Neutraceuticals, Inc. (Sunwin International) (OTC Bulletin Board: SUWN) - a worldwide supplier of all-natural, zero-calorie...

2009-01-22 08:28:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- GLG Life Tech Corporation (TSX: GLG) ("GLG" or the "Company"), the vertically integrated leader in rebiana agricultural and industrial developments including R&D, growth, production and marketing, announces the development of six new high yielding Rebaudioside A (RA) stevia seed strains whose RA content has been verified by an independent laboratory to reach an average in excess of 70%. These new seed strains were developed at...

2009-01-14 08:22:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- GLG Life Tech Corporation (TSX: GLG) ("GLG" or the "Company"), a world leading producer of high quality stevia including the growth of stevia plant leaf and high purity extraction, announces that it has completed the upgrade of its 500 metric ton (MT) high grade stevia processing line to 500 metric tons of rebiana (Rebaudioside A 97) ("RA 97"). This line, located at the Company's Qingdao factory in China, was built to GMP standards and...

2009-01-09 09:00:00

WHITEHALL, Pa., Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Protica, Inc., the makers of the first capsulized protein beverage, Profect(R), is adding a new brand to its product line. Following the FDA approval of rebiana, Proasis(R), an all-natural version of Profect made with the natural sweetener will hit the shelves of stores January of 2009. Like Profect, the compact 2.9 fluid ounce beverage utilizes Actinase(R). The patent-pending 25-gram protein complex is a natural, hypoallergenic,...

2009-01-05 09:23:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- GLG Life Tech Corporation (TSX: GLG) ("GLG" or the "Company"), a world leader in the production of high quality stevia, has introduced its new stevia leaf strain, Huinong 1, to be used in the Company's 2009 stevia crop. The new strain, whose development was led by GLG Chief Agricultural Scientist Wang Qibin, is a unique and highly durable breed possessing world high levels of Rebaudioside A. The Company anticipates increased cost...

2008-12-18 13:01:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- PureCircle (LSE: PURE), the world's leading developer and producer of high-purity Rebaudioside A (Reb A)* today announces that the United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued a no objection letter with respect to Reb A. This indicates the FDA has no objection to the conclusion that Reb A at a minimum specification of 95% is Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) among qualified experts for use in beverages, foods and tabletop...

2008-12-17 16:47:00

New Natural Sweetener - Truvia(TM) Rebiana - Market Leader in New Sweetness Category WAYZATA, Minn., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Cargill received official notification from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stating that the agency has no objection to the conclusion of an independent expert panel which reviewed research that rebaudioside A (rebiana), the identity in Truvia(TM) rebiana, is generally recognized as safe (GRAS) for use as a general purpose sweetener. The FDA letter...