Mark Grewal, CEO and president of S&W Seed Co. and Triangle T Ranch, believes the future for stevia could be bright because of global demand.
Koren Sihota is stevia program director for S&W Seed Co., headquartered in Five Points.
Difficulty in getting planting material through customs meant a delay in planting and subsequently some bare spots in test plots for stevia in the Chowchilla area. Here, Koren Sihota, S&W stevia program director, walks through the field.
A stevia plant growing in Madera County on property owned by S&W Seed Co.
Tiny stevia seed is used to grow transplants of the plant used in a sweetener.
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