SOURCE: Stevia First Corporation

Stevia First Corporation

January 08, 2015 09:00 ET

Stevia First Corp. to Present at OneMedForum January 12, 2015

SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 8, 2015) - Stevia First Corp. (OTCQB: STVF) ("Stevia First" or the "Company"), an agricultural biotechnology company 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, Chief Executive Officer will present a business overview and update at the 8th annual OneMedForum taking place on January 12-13, 2015 in San Francisco. The presentation is scheduled for Monday January 12th at 2:15pm PST (5:15pm EST) in the Public Company Track Room, Marriott Marquis, San Francisco, California.

Stevia First management will be available for one-on-one meetings during the event. If you will be in San Francisco or attending the event and would like to arrange a meeting, please contact the Company in advance at info@stevia-first.com. Please check the conference website at www.onemedconferences.com for further information.

About OneMedForum
OneMedForum's objective is to assemble the most promising companies and technologies in health and medicine to connect with investors and executives. The 8th Annual OneMedForum will be held at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis, January 12-13th, 2015. To learn more about the conference, presenting companies, or investor registration, visit www.onemedconferences.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 and connect with the Company on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Google+.

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