November 16, 2011 07:30 ET

European Approval of Stevia Opens Door for Companies

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NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Nov 16, 2011) - A SmallCap Network article released yesterday ( on Stevia outlines how there will be a big push by companies to use Stevia within food and beverage products now that the European Commission has approved its usage as a sweetener. On November 11th, 2011, the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers announced their approval for the use of steviol glycosides, a natural sweetener derived from the stevia plant, as an ingredient in foods and beverages in the European Union.

S & W Seed Company (NASDAQ: SANW), Stevia Corp., (OTCBB: STEV), GLG Life Tech Corp. (NASDAQ: GLGL) and even Kraft Foods (NYSE: KFT) who has a large European presence could benefit from this approval of Stevia usage.

The article further outlines Stevia Corp., "...the Company has done its strategic homework, step-by-step, thoroughly; from contracts with Stevia farmers in Southeastern Asia, where Stevia grows near perfection, to setting up outlying supply chains towards Asia major, Australia, and the Pacific Rim. STEV has already been looking at proper climate and farming land in the U.S." For more information on Stevia Corp. visit

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