What's Next for Stevia? Experts from GLG Life Tech Corp Share Views on Stevia's Future at Complimentary Webinar on 17 Feb.

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What's next in Stevia's emergence as a mainstream sweetener? The Stevia World Americas Webinar, "Stevia-Taking the Next Steps" will see Senior Management from GLG Life Tech Corp, one of the world's leading producers of stevia extracts, share on the future of Stevia. Registration for the 17th Feb webinar is free.

During the webinar, James and David will discuss how far the Stevia Industry has come, and what needs to be done next in terms of meeting taste, quality and cost challenges, as well as ramping up production to meet growing global demand.

The Stevia World Americas Webinar, “Stevia-Taking the Next Steps” will feature Senior Management from GLG Life Tech Corp, one of the world’s leading producers of high purity stevia, offer a view into the future of the Stevia Business.

In the one-hour Webinar on 17 Feb 2010 at 7PM EDT, participants will hear from GLG Life Tech Corporation’s James Kempland, VP of Marketing, and David Bishop, EVP of International Affairs.

James Kempland leads the strategic marketing division for GLG, and has a diversity of experience in high intensity sweeteners, agriculture and supply as well as marketing for consumer package goods. He has worked for and with firms such as Monsanto, NutraSweet, Kraft, Proctor & Gamble and other leading multinationals within the food and beverage industry. Mr. Kempland has also managed marketing communications for portfolios of the largest brands in the beverage alcohol category, Brown-Forman, Constellation, Miller and Diageo. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Maryville University-St. Louis.

David Bishop is currently the Chairman of Qingdao Runde Biotechnology Co., Ltd. a stevia production facility that GLG acquired on December 18, 2006. He has played an intricate role in the company’s ramp up of its industrial capacity for three years in China and is now back in the United States as the market continues to develop in the West. Mr. Bishop has more than 25 years of experience in international business including organizational, educational, and managerial responsibilities. He has lived and worked in cross cultural/cross linguistic environments for more than 15 years and has completed assignments in over 40 countries. He holds a Master of Science in Management from Georgia State University, a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Clemson University, and is a graduate of the Yon Sei University Korean Language Institute in Seoul, Korea.

During the webinar, James and David will discuss how far the Stevia Industry has come, and what needs to be done next in terms of meeting taste, quality and cost challenges, as well as ramping up production to meet growing global demand.

This complimentary webinar is organized in conjunction with Stevia World Americas, the global stevia forum that meets in Atlanta city on 25-26 February 2010 to provide insights on improving Stevia’s taste profile, meeting regulatory challenges, investment opportunities, market updates and many more key issues dominating the Stevia business today.

Registration for the “Stevia-Taking the Next Steps” webinar is free and can be done at https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/605310531

About Stevia World Americas

Stevia World Americas in Atlanta is a showcase of the who’s who in Stevia sector, including top stevia growers, refiners, flavour companies, consumer packaged goods companies and investors, who will highlight Upcoming Opportunities, introduce Flavor Solutions, pinpoint Regulatory Challenges & share Market Updates. To find more about Stevia World Americas in Atlanta on February 25 & 26, 2010, please visit http://www.steviaworldforum.com.

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