SOURCE: Stevia First Corporation

Stevia First Corporation

July 15, 2014 09:00 ET

Stevia First Corp. to Present at Southern California Investment Forum on July 16th in Beverly Hills

SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 15, 2014) - Stevia First Corp. (OTCQB: STVF) ("Stevia First" or the "Company"), an early-stage agribusiness based in California's Central Valley growing region and focused on the industrial scale production of stevia, the all-natural zero-calorie sweetener that is rapidly transforming the food and beverage industry, today announced that Robert Brooke, President and Chief Executive Officer will present at the upcoming Southern California Investment Forum (SCIF) on Wednesday, July 16th, at the Doma Beverly Hills Restaurant, Beverly Hills, CA (http://domabh.com).

The luncheon event commences registration at 12:30 with corporate presentations from 1 to 3pm followed by networking opportunities. For attendees interested wishing to ensure availability with Stevia First management, please contact the Company in advance by calling (530) 231-7800 or emailing info@stevia-first.com to make personalized arrangements.

About Southern California Investment Forum (SCIF)
SCIF is an expansion of the ongoing road-show and conference activities of WallStreet Research™, a thirty year old independent research firm, which has been running conferences, road shows and investor gatherings nationally for over twenty years. WSR is today ranked NUMBER ONE on the Google, Yahoo, and Bing Search Engines, and its Small Cap Conferences are also ranked NUMBER ONE on the search engines. For more information, please contact (310) 444-3940 or visit: www.southerncaliforniainvestmentforum.com.

About Stevia First Corp. (OTCQB: STVF)
Stevia First Corp. is an agricultural biotechnology company that has developed expertise for the production of stevia using fermentation and for improvement of traditional stevia farming and processing methods. The Company is also applying breakthrough technologies in software and the life sciences to develop product applications far beyond stevia and the food and beverage industry. For more information visit: www.steviafirst.com.

About the Stevia Industry
The market for all-natural, zero-calorie stevia sweeteners is expanding rapidly. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates stevia intake could eventually replace 20-30% of all dietary sweeteners. The total global sweetener market was estimated at $58.3 billion in 2010. For more information visit: www.steviafirst.com.

Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This news release contains "forward-looking statements" as that term is defined in Section 27(a) of the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Section 21(e) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Statements in this press release which are not purely historical are forward-looking statements and include any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. Such forward-looking statements include, among other things, projections of worldwide sales of stevia products, growth of stevia production and global markets. Actual results could differ from those projected in any forward-looking statements due to numerous factors. Such factors include, among others, the inherent uncertainties associated with new projects and development stage companies. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release, and we assume no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Although we believe that any beliefs, plans, expectations and intentions contained in this press release are reasonable, there can be no assurance that any such beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions will prove to be accurate. Investors should consult all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factors disclosure outlined in our annual report on Form 10-K for the most recent fiscal year, our quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and other periodic reports filed from time-to-time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Investor Relations
    Stevia First Corp.
    Email: info@stevia-first.com
    Tel: +1- (530) 231-7800
    Web: www.steviafirst.com

    Media Relations
    Laura Radocaj
    Dian Griesel Int'l
    Tel: +1-(212) 825-3210

    Broker Relations
    John Exley
    Acorn Management Partners
    Tel: +1-(678) 368-4002