In a report issued earlier this year by Zenith International, specialist consultants to the food and drink industries worldwide, the stevia market is estimated to reach 11,000 metric tones, a $825 million market value by 2014.
Stevia has enjoyed a meteoric rise in popularity on the global stage over the past four years. Companies like GLG Life Tech Corp, Stevia Corp, Imperial Sugar Company and S&W Seed Company are all involved on some or all levels of stevia growth, manufacturing, and processing.
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