SOURCE: Stevia First Corporation

Stevia First Corporation

June 02, 2014 09:00 ET

Stevia First Corp. to Present at LD MICRO Invitational on June 4th

SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 2, 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, announced today that Robert Brooke, President and Chief Executive Officer will present at the 4th LD MICRO Invitational at the Luxe Hotel Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles on Wednesday, June 4th, 2014, at 2:00 PM PST. The event will be webcast and will be available at http://wsw.com/webcast/ldmicro6/stvf.

For attendees, Stevia First management will be available for one-on-one meetings during the event. Please contact an LD Micro representative at the invitational, or contact the Company in advance (info@stevia-first.com) to schedule a meeting. Presentation times are subject to change. Please check the conference website (www.ldmicro.com) for final details.

About LD MICRO
LD MICRO is a by-invitation-only newsletter firm that focuses on finding undervalued companies in the micro-cap space. Since 2002, the firm has published an annual list of recommended stocks, as well as comprehensive reports on select companies throughout the year. The firm also hosts the LD MICRO Micro-Cap Growth Conference for investors in December of each year. LD MICRO is a non-registered investment advisor. For more information, please contact 408-457-1042 or visit www.ldmicro.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 beyond stevia and the food and beverage industry.

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.

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 Corporation
    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