GLG Life Tech Corporation operates as a producer of stevia extract, an all-natural sweetener extracted from the stevia plant. The company specializes in the research and development, growing, refining, and production of high-grade stevia extract for distribution to the global food and beverage industry. The company has production capacity of 1,000 metric tons of high-grade stevia extract of rebaudioside or 500 metric tons of stevia extract of rebaudioside A 97% purity (rebiana or RA 97). The company sells its high-grade stevia extract to Cargill, Incorporated (Cargill) an international provider of food, agricultural, and risk management products and services. It further refines its high-grade stevia extract to rebaudioside A 97% purity for use in its natural, zero-calorie sweetener brand called TRUVIA which launched in July 2008. Seed and Seedling R&D, Seed base Operations The company’s seed base operations are designed for the propagation and growth of proprietary high RA content seed and seedlings to ensure sufficient seeds and seedlings are available for planting each year. Strategic Alliance with Cargill The company has strategic alliance and long-term renewable supply agreement (the Strategic Alliance and Supply Agreement) with Cargill. Sales and Marketing The company’s sales and marketing teams are based in North America. It sells its stevia extract to approximately 100 customers, including high-grade stevia extract (RA 80) to Cargill. History GLG Life Tech Corporation was founded in 1886.
glg life tech corp (GLG:Toronto)
1050 West Pender Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 3S7
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