EU Stevia Expert Joins Global Stevia Corp
HANOI, Vietnam--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global Stevia Corp Inc. (OTCBB: GSTV) - (The Company), a specialized stevia company focused on the development and distribution of premium stevia, is pleased to announce that Dr. Yaroslav Shevchenko, an architect of in vitro propagation of stevia, is the newest member of the Company's scientific team.
With a PhD from Humboldt University in Berlin where he developed the technique, Dr. Shevchenko secured a position as a Research Associate at the Technical University of Berlin. He established several unique and highly productive in vitro root cultures, including the development of a "sprout culture" technique for stevia, resulting in a rapid propagation method.
"We believe that Dr. Shevchenko's research and vision will not only revolutionize how we grow stevia, but also how we use it," says Company CEO Phuong Tran. "His pioneering methods have led to new commercial applications of stevia in different food products - leading to innovative uses in our daily lives. This could be a stevia industry game changer!"
Already recognized as a zero calorie, all natural sweetener, Dr. Shevchenko is now studying stevia for its secondary metabolism applications, including its antioxidant properties. He has spoken at several international stevia conferences, including the 4th World Conference on Stevia (2012: Food & Beverages Formulation - The Subtle Balance) in Paris, France on May 24th, where he presented preliminary findings of his current research.
Global Stevia Corp is a management company with a strong focus on stevia agronomics from plant breeding and best agricultural practices to post-harvest techniques. The Company is heavily focused on investments in facilities and intellectual property in order to provide management services and production facilities to the stevia industry.
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Name: Global Stevia Corp.
Address: No. 68 Truong Chinh str., Hanoi, Vietnam
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Some statements in this news release contain forward-looking information or forward-looking statements for the purposes of applicable securities laws.These statements include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to the ability of Dr. Shevchenko revolutionize the cultivation and use of stevia.These statements address future events and conditions and, as such, involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the statements. Such factors include, among others, the timing and completion of contemplated financings, the actual use of proceeds, receipt of regulatory approvals and the ability to secure sufficient land for cultivation. In making the forward-looking statements, the Company has applied several material assumptions including, but not limited to, the assumptions that: (1) the proposed corporate development and expansion plans will proceed as planned; (2) market fundamentals will result in sustained commodities pricing and (3) any additional financing needed will be available on reasonable terms.The Company expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise except as otherwise required by applicable securities legislation. These statements are based on our current plans and expectations and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual future events or results to be different than those described in or implied by such forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include those relating to: lack of operating history, transitioning from a development company to an operating company, market acceptance of our products and services; operational difficulties relating to international operations; our ability to form and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with customers and strategic partners; changes in economic, political or regulatory conditions or other trends affecting the food sector, and our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel. Further information about these matters can be found in our Securities and Exchange Commission filings. We expressly disclaim any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
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