GLG Life Tech Corporation
TSX : GLG

GLG Life Tech Corporation

May 13, 2008 16:26 ET

GLG Life Tech Corporation to Hold First Quarter 2008 Financial Results Teleconference and Webcast

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 13, 2008) - GLG Life Tech Corporation (TSX:GLG) ("GLG" or the "Company"), a world leader in the production of high quality stevia, will provide first quarter financial results on Thursday, May 15, 2008 at 11:00 am eastern time via a live teleconference and webcast that includes a brief PowerPoint presentation. The event will be hosted by Brian Meadows, Chief Financial Officer.

DATE: Thursday, May 15, 2008

TIME: 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time

DIAL IN: 866-412-1097 (Domestic); or 706-634-5763 (International)

PASSCODE: 47812419

WEB ACCESS: To access a live webcast of the conference call, please visit the investors section of GLG's website at http://www.glglifetech.com/Investors/.

REPLAY INFORMATION: A replay of the call will be available beginning at 11:45 am eastern on May 15, 2008 and will remain available through midnight on May 29, 2008. To access the replay dial 800-642-1687 (Domestic); or 706-645-9291 (International) and enter passcode 47812419.

About GLG Life Tech Corporation

GLG Life Tech Corporation specializes in growing, refining, and producing high grade stevia extract, a natural, zero-calorie sweetener. With fully integrated stevia operations, GLG is the leading supplier of high quality stevia production in China. The Corporation is also engaged in the distribution of nutritional products in China and holds exclusive agreements with Weider Global Nutrition and Shandong Yong He Tang Health Products Chain Stores Ltd., whose franchise network includes over 1,400 locations. Please visit www.glglifetech.com for further information.

Forward-looking statements: Certain statements in this press release constitute "forward-looking statements". Such forward-looking statements include, without limitation, statements evaluating the market and general economic conditions and discussing future-oriented costs, expenditures and other financial or operating performances. Often, but not always, forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes" or variations of such words and phrases or words and phrases that state or indicate that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will" be taken, occur or be achieved. While the Company has based these forward-looking statements on its current expectations about future events, the statements are not guarantees of the Company's future performance and are subject to risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors which could cause actual results to differ materially from future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include amongst others the effects of general economic conditions, changing foreign exchange rates and actions by government authorities, uncertainties associated with legal proceedings and negotiations, industry supply levels, competitive pricing pressures and misjudgments in the course of preparing forward-looking statements. Please refer to the heading "Risk Factors" in our Annual Information Form in respect of our year-ended December 31, 2007 and the risk factors in our Management's Discussion and Analysis ("MD&A") for the year ended December 31, 2007 for a discussion of these and other factors underlying forward-looking statement, both of which are available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com under the Company's names. In light of these factors, the forward-looking events discussed in this press release might not occur. Further, although the Company has attempted to identify factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. As there can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

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