GLG Life Tech Corporatio (TSX:GLG)
GLG Life Tech Corporation ( TSX:GLG.TO ) is a global leader in the supply of high purity stevia extracts, an all-natural zero-calorie sweetener used in food and beverages. The Company's vertically integrated operations cover each step in the stevia supply chain including non-GMO stevia seed breeding, natural propagation, stevia leaf growth and harvest, proprietary extraction and refining, marketing and distribution of finished product.
Active Health Foods, Inc . ( OTC:AHFD ) Active X™ Energy Bars are a trademarked designation exclusive and proprietary to Active Health Foods, Inc. Active X™ Energy Bars are made from a proprietary formula developed by the Company in conjunction with a qualified Nutritionist exclusively for Active Health Foods, Inc. and refined by the company into their 100% Organic Certified, 100% Natural, Kosher and Vegan Certified Energy Bars made from the highest quality Natural, Organic and Raw Ingredients in a variety of four distinctive, unique, and amazing flavors: Almond Chocolate Delight, Peanut Butter Chocolate Joy, Cashew Berry Dream, and Coconut Cocoa Passion and for dialysis patients our new Double Chocolate Chip Energy Bar. Each Energy Bar is 1.76 oz. / 50 grams and comes wrapped in a professionally designed and distinctive full color wrapping inserted into an efficiently designed combination shipping and counter display box holding 12 bars. Active X™ Energy Bars are produced locally by a certified organic food manufacturer enabling the company to maintain frequent and superior quality control over the production process as well as promoting immediate access to freshly made products for speedy distribution to the consumer. The Energy Bars were developed by an experienced Nutritionist using proprietary formulas developed solely for Active Health Foods, Inc. Active Health Foods, Inc. also produces All Natural Flavors, a sparkling, favored, ‘Sugar Free’ beverage in a multitude of flavors. All Natural Flavors was created to help battle two of the biggest challenges we are currently faced with in America today, Childhood Obesity and the millions of Americans both adults and children suffering with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. All Natural Flavors is a sparkling, flavored, ‘Sugar Free’ beverage with NO Carbohydrates, NO Calories, NO Caffeine, NO Sodium, NO Chemicals, Aspartame or Nutra-Sweet, NO After Taste and the only beverage available today SWEETENED 100% with STEVIA. Active Health Foods, Inc’s goal is to offer a safer and healthier alternative to the mainstream sugar laden soda pops and the diet drinks laced with cancer causing sweeteners like Aspartame and Nutra-Sweet. Currently All Natural Flavors is the only beverage on the market anywhere using America’s most desired sweetener STEVIA. All Natural Flavors is sold in a 24 pack 20 oz. straight flavor case in (7) very unique and exciting flavors: Peach, Cherry, Raspberry, Blackberry, Kiwi Strawberry, Mango, and Lemon lime for the general market and a (4) flavor Variety Pack case for retailers selling full cases like Costco and Sam’s Club.
GLG Life Tech Corporation ( TSX:GLG.TO ) specializes in the production of stevia. Our operations are fully vertically integrated and include the research and development of high purity stevia plant strains as well as the agricultural and industrial production of stevia extracts. Utilizing innovation and proprietary and advanced technology, GLG is committed to providing stevia sweetening systems to food and beverage companies around the globe.
Global Stevia Corp. ( OTC:GSTV ) 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 invested in facilities and intellectual property in order to provide management services and production facilities to the stevia industry. Global Stevia has operations in both Vietnam and Spain in the European Union.
Grupo Herdez ( OTC:GUZOF ) is leader in the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of processed food and drinks, as well as pasta. The Group has a solid portfolio of the highest quality products sold under brand names such as Herdez, Del Fuerte, McCormick, Búfalo, Doña María, Nair, Barilla, Yemina, La Gloria, Embasa, La Victoria, Chi-Chi’s and Blasón, among others, all of which are highly recognized and valued in the market. The Group has five strategic alliances with leading corporations worldwide: one with McCormick and Company, Inc., two with Hormel Foods Corp., one with Barilla GeR Fratelli S.p.A., and the most recent with Grupo Kuo S.A.B. de C.V., for the creation of Herdez Del Fuerte.
Ingredion Incorporated ( NYSE:INGR ) is a leading global ingredients solutions provider specializing in nature-based sweeteners, starches and nutrition ingredients (including stevia). With customers in more than 40 countries, Ingredion, formerly Corn Products International, serves approximately 60 diverse sectors in food, beverage, brewing, pharmaceuticals and other industries
PureCircle Limited ( LSE:PURE.L ) is the world's leading producer of high purity stevia ingredients for the global food and beverage industry. As the driving force behind moving stevia from niche to mainstream global acceptance, we are changing the conversation around sweet for manufacturers as well as consumers
S&W Seed Company ( NasdaqCM:SANW ) Founded in 1980 and headquartered in the Central Valley of California, S&W Seed Company is a leading producer of warm climate, high yield alfalfa seed varieties, including varieties that can thrive in poor, saline soils, as verified over decades of university-sponsored trials. S&W Seed also offers seed cleaning and processing at its 40-acre facility in Five Points, California and, in 2011, began the commercial launch of its California-based stevia leaf business in response to the growing global demand for the all-natural, zero calorie sweetener from the food and beverage industry.
Stevia Corp ( OTC:STEV ) is a farm management company focused on best practice agronomic competency in order to deliver high value stevia through proprietary plant breeding, excellent agricultural methodologies and innovative post-harvest techniques. To date, the Company has acquired two grower supply contracts and three nursery fields in Vietnam.
Stevia First Corporation ( OTC:STVF ) is seeking to establish a vertically-integrated enterprise in the U.S. that uses technological expertise in fermentation-based stevia production and improves upon traditional stevia farming and processing methods. Stevia First’s U.S. operations are located in the heart of California’s Central Valley, one of the world’s most productive agricultural regions.
Stevia Nutra Corp ( OTC:STNT ) is an Agro-Management company focused on stevia agronomics which includes plant breeding, proprietary agricultural practices and post-harvest techniques. Stevia Nutra intends to invest heavily in R&D and IP acquisition and manage large-scale plantations for the production of high value stevia products. Stevia Nutra is dedicated to utilizing best agronomic and business practices to demonstrate the sustainability and profitability of stevia production. By subscribing to, and implementing the performance standards published by the World Bank, Stevia Nutra is committed to becoming the premier producer of the highest quality stevia. Stevia Nutra recognizes the potential this remarkable plant has to reduce the global epidemic of obesity and diabetes and promote general good health. The Company’s priority will be to embrace sustainability, innovation to promote profitable growth.
Sunwin Stevia International, Inc. ( OTC:SUWN ) engages in the areas of zero calorie, all natural sweeteners (Sunwin Stevia™ Extracts). As an industry leader in agricultural processing, Sunwin has built an integrated global firm with the sourcing and production capabilities to meet the needs of consumers throughout the world.
Coca-Cola Company ( NYSE:KO ) is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Led by Coca-Cola, the world's most valuable brand, our Company's portfolio features 15 billion dollar brands including Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero, vitaminwater, Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply, Georgia and Del Valle. Globally, we are the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, and juices and juice drinks. Through the world's largest beverage distribution system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy our beverages at a rate of 1.8 billion servings a day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, support active, healthy living, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate. Together with our bottling partners, we rank among the world's top 10 private employers with more than 700,000 system employees.
Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc . ( NYSE:DPS ) engages in the ownership, manufacture, and distribution of non-alcoholic beverages in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. It offers flavored carbonated soft drinks (CSDs) primarily comprising beverage concentrates and fountain syrups; and non-carbonated beverages (NCBs), including ready-to-drink teas, juices, juice drinks, and mixers. The company also provides carbonated mineral water and bottled water. It offers CSDs primarily under the brand names of Dr Pepper, Crush, Canada Dry, Sunkist soda, Schweppes, 7UP, A&W, RC Cola, Squirt, Sun Drop, Diet Rite, Welch's, Country Time, Vernors, and the concentrate form of Hawaiian Punch; and NCBs under the brand names of Hawiian Punch, Snapple, Mott's, Yoo-Hoo, Clamato, Deja Blue, AriZona, FIJI, Mistic, Nantucket Nectars, ReaLemon, Mr and Mrs T, and Rose's. Dr Pepper Snapple Group serves bottlers and distributors, and retailers. Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. sells its products to bottlers, distributors, and retailers.
Monster Beverage Corporation ( NasdaqGS:MNST ) is a leading marketer and distributor of energy drinks and alternative beverages. The Company markets and distributes Monster Energy® brand energy drinks, Monster Energy Extra Strength Nitrous Technology® brand energy drinks, Java Monster® brand non-carbonated coffee + energy drinks, X-Presso Monster® brand non carbonated espresso energy drinks, M-3™ superconcentrated energy drinks, Monster Rehab™ non-carbonated rehydration energy drinks, Worx Energy® shots, and Peace Tea® iced teas, as well as Hansen's® natural sodas, apple juice and juice blends, multi-vitamin juices, Junior Juice® beverages, Blue Sky® beverages, Hubert's® Lemonades, Vidration® vitamin enhanced waters, and PRE® Probiotic drinks.
PepsiCo, Inc. ( NYSE:PEP ) is a world leader in convenient snacks, foods, and beverages, with revenues of $60 billion and over 285,000 employees. PepsiCo owns some of the world's most popular brands, including Pepsi-Cola, Mountain Dew, Diet Pepsi, Lay's, Doritos, Tropicana, Gatorade, and Quaker. Our brands are available worldwide through a variety of go-to-market systems, including direct store delivery (DSD), broker-warehouse, and food service and vending. PepsiCo was founded in 1965 through the merger of Pepsi-Cola and Frito-Lay. Tropicana was acquired in 1998 and PepsiCo merged with the Quaker Oats Company, including Gatorade, in 2001.
SodaStream International Ltd. ( NasdaqGS:SODA ) manufactures home beverage carbonation systems, which enable consumers to easily transform ordinary tap water instantly into carbonated soft drinks and sparkling water. Soda makers offer a highly differentiated and innovative solution to consumers of bottled and canned carbonated soft drinks and sparkling water. Our products are environmentally friendly, cost effective, promote health and wellness, and are customizable and fun to use. In addition, our products offer convenience by eliminating the need to carry bottles home from the supermarket, to store bottles at home or to regularly dispose of empty bottles. Our products are available at more than 40,000 retail stores in 41 countries around the world.
Starbucks Corporation ( NasdaqGS:SBUX ) purchases and roasts high-quality whole bean coffees and sells them, along with fresh, rich-brewed coffees, Italian-style espresso beverages, cold blended beverages, a variety of complementary food items, a selection of premium teas, and beverage-related accessories and equipment, primarily through company-operated retail stores. Starbucks also sells coffee and tea products and licenses its trademark through other channels such as licensed retail stores and, through certain of its licensees and equity investees, Starbucks produces and sells a variety of ready-to-drink beverages. The company’s low-calorie coffee blended drinks and Taxo™ teas are sweetened with stevia
Altitude Organic Corporation / Tranzbyte Corporation, The ( OTC:ERBB ) is a driving force behind Altitude Organic Corporation. The company expects to continue its plan to acquire, hold, or spin out successful divisions in what has been described in previous news releases as "dividend farming," Companies that qualify and decide to become public on their own will agree to carve out shares for Tranzbyte and their ERBB shareholders. Altitude Organic Corporation is the first publicly traded medical marijuana dispensary brand in the world. Beginning in 2009, the company has developed retailing, branding, and commercial cultivating strategies in conjunction with its licensed medical marijuana retail dispensaries operating under the Altitude Organic Medicine brand name. The company has operated in California, Colorado, and Arizona. Altitude Organic Corporation is currently targeting expansion through dispensary and caregiver branded partnerships nationally, as well as outright acquisition in 'for-profit' Colorado. The company seeks to capture market share in the fast growing, multi-billion dollar cannabis industry.
BG Medical Technologies (Rightsmile) ( OTC:RIGH ) develops ancillary support services for medical cannabis patients and professionals, including its flagship medical marijuana research laboratory and website portal, BudGenius.com. BG Medical Technologies, Inc. currently trades under the symbol OTC:RIGH. Symbol and name change pending.
Cannabis Science Inc. ( OTC:CBIS ) is at the forefront of medical marijuana research and development. The Company works with world authorities on phytocannabinoid science targeting critical illnesses, and adheres to scientific methodologies to develop, produce, and commercialize phytocannabinoid-based pharmaceutical products. In sum, we are dedicated to the creation of cannabis-based medicines, both with and without psychoactive properties, to treat disease and the symptoms of disease, as well as for general health maintenance.
Creative Edge Nutrition, Inc. ( OTC:FITX ) is a holding company and a Nutritional Supplement Company focused on developing innovative, high quality supplements. The company offers a broad spectrum of capsules, tablets, and powders, as well as science based products in the principal categories of weight management, nutrition challenges, energy and fitness. The Company manufactures under strict GMP guidelines at GMP Certified and/or FDA registered facilities. Hemp North America.com will provide premium grade Hemp Protein supplements to those looking for a natural and lactose free product. Consumers can count on us for bringing the latest scientific findings in the supplement world to market.
Growlife, Inc. ( OTC:PHOT ) (formerly Phototron Holding, Inc.) is a company with core holdings in innovative technology-based products and services for the indoor gardening industry and specialty markets. These brands include Stealth Grow, a producer of grow room automation equipment and hi-powered LED grow light products for indoor horticulture ( www.sgsensors.com and www.stealthgrow.com ), Greners.com, the online hydroponics superstore ( www.greners.com ) and Phototron, producer of hydroponic grow containers, which are designed to grow vegetables, herbs, flowers and fruits in any environment ( www.phototron.com ). GrowLife is also the US distributor for the Urban Cultivator brand--the greens machine ( www.urbancultivator.net ). CANNABIS.ORG is an information portal for the medical marijuana industry hosted and developed by GrowLife, Inc. Details regarding the creative content,celebrity-sponsor/contributors and release plans will be announced in Q4 2012, closer to the full release of the website. GrowLife’s acquisition of Cannabis.Org and its development plans are part and parcel of the continued development of GrowLife, Inc. as a lifestyle company to compliment its premier hydroponic equipment brands.
Health Sciences Group, Inc. ( OTC:HESG ) is an investment technology portfolio company that acquires nascent health sciences technology and related innovations, inventions and IP assets to enhance their growth and development. The company builds revenues and asset value through a model of continuous growth, income from or sale of its portfolio holdings, and technology licensing or distribution agreements. The Company’s current project is to develop Social Media/Mobile Apps for the Medical Marijuana industry. These new specialized apps will enable prescribed patients much needed information to make a better decision on whether or not cannabis is an appropriate treatment option, and access to local resources.
Hemp, Inc. ( OTC:HEMP ) focuses on the vast market created by the quickly emerging, and growing, multibillion dollar industrial hemp industry, allowing to freely market in all 50 states. Hemp, Inc. currently is not involved in the cultivation or marketing of medical marijuana. It is the company's belief that legalization of growing hemp and medical marijuana in all 50 states and at the federal level will come to pass very quickly now. With that in mind, the company is building the infrastructure with the potential to gain substantial market share before and after industrial hemp and medical marijuana prohibition ends.
Homeland Security Corporation ( OTC:HSCC ) is a leading innovator, consultant and implementer of security driven technologies that can be deployed in any environment to meet a clients security or regulatory needs. Our primary mission is to protect people, property, infrastructure, and our clients’ high value assets by mitigating threats, guiding regulatory agencies, and integrating new and novel technologies. Our evolving goal is to be the premier MMJ/MJ compliance and security systems innovator for the cannabis and hemp industry, leveraging our team of professionals. The MMJ industry is one of the most scrutinized industries in the world. From seed to sale all aspects of the MMJ industry including growers, producers, and dispensaries are under twenty-four hour recorded surveillance.
Medbox, Inc. ( OTC:MDBX ) is a leader in the development, sales and service of automated, biometrically controlled dispensing and storage systems for medicine and merchandise. Medbox has offices throughout the world, including New York, Arizona, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Tokyo, London and Toronto, and has their corporate headquarters in Los Angeles. Medbox provides their patented systems, software and consulting services to pharmacies, dispensaries, urgent care centers, drug rehab clinics, hospitals, prison systems, hospice facilities, and medical groups worldwide.
Medical Marijuana Inc. ( OTC: MJNA ) Our mission is to be the premier cannabis and hemp industry innovators, leveraging our team of professionals to source, evaluate and purchase value-added companies and products, while allowing them to keep their integrity and entrepreneurial spirit. We strive to create awareness within our industry, develop environmentally friendly, economically sustainable businesses, while increasing shareholder value. Medical Marijuana Inc. does not grow, sell or distribute any substances that violate United States Law or the controlled substance act.
MediSwipe, Inc ( OTC:MWIP ) provides innovative patient solutions for electronically processing transactions within the medical marijuana and healthcare industry. MediSwipe provides terminal-based service packages and an integrated Web Portal add-ons for physicians, clinics, hospitals and medical dispensaries that include: digital patient records, Electronic Referrals, Credit/Debit Card merchant services, Check Guarantee and Accounts Receivable Financing.
Terra Tech Corp. ( OTC:TRTC ) specializes in controlled environment agricultural technologies. The company integrates best-of-breed hydroponic equipment with proprietary software and hardware to provide sustainable solutions for indoor agriculture enterprises and home practitioners. We work closely with expert horticulturists, engineers, and plant scientists to develop and manufacture advanced proprietary products for the fast-growing urban agricultural industry as well as individual hobbyists. Large companies, small urban farmers, home enthusiasts, and traditional greenhouse growers utilize our products. Our wholly owned subsidiary GrowOp Technology Ltd services the emerging medical cannabis industry as well as the small scale traditional hydroponic cultivator. GrowOp Tech manufactures a complete line of indoor gardening equipment distributed through retail partners throughout the US and Europe. I n addition to our product line we are the creators of the most advanced mobile controlled agricultural facilities, the BIG Bud and the little Bud, on the market today.
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Adecoagro SA ( NYSE:AGRO ) is a leading agricultural company in South America. Adecoagro owns over 283 thousand hectares of farmland and several industrial facilities spread across the most productive regions of Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay, where it produces over 1 million tons of agricultural products including corn, wheat, soybeans, rice, dairy products, sugar, ethanol and electricity, among others.
Advanced Organic Products Worldwide (AOP Worldwide), a wholly owned subsidiary of Talisman Holdings ( OTCPK:TMHO ) manufactures its own premium line of White Label products made from a unique process using farm-raised catfish to produce a non-burning, natural fertilizer. The product includes the three essential plant nutrients: Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potash. White Label products have received the OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) listing for use on organically grown crops.
African Potash Ltd. ( LSE:AFPO.L ) was established to invest in/acquire potash assets or projects in sub-Saharan Africa. The Directors believe the fundamentals of the global potash market, a key source of potassium fertiliser, represent a compelling opportunity to create shareholder value. The Company is currently focussed on the Lake Dinga Project in the Republic of Congo and has a highly experienced Board with a proven track record in identifying, operating and developing resource projects in Africa.
AGCO Corporation ( NYSE:AGCO ) offers a broad range of tractors, combines, sprayers, forage and tillage equipment, implements and hay tools. Our global brands are among the most recognized and trusted. Our products are available through 2,600 independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries.
AgFeed Industries, Inc. ( NasdaqGS: FEED ) is an international agribusiness with operations in the U.S. and China. AgFeed has two business lines -- animal nutrients in premix, concentrates and complete feeds and hog production. AgFeed is one of China's largest commercial hog producers in terms of total annual hog production as well as one of the largest premix feed companies in terms of revenues. In the U.S., AgFeed's hog production unit, M2P2, is a market leader in setting new standards for production efficiency and productivity. The transfer of these processes, procedures and techniques will allow our Chinese hog production units to set new standards for production in China. China is the world's largest hog producing country that produced over 645 million hogs in 2009, compared to approximately 100 million hogs produced annually in the U.S. China also has the world's largest consumer base for pork consumption. Over 62% of total meat consumed in China is pork. Hog production in China enjoys income tax free status. The swine feed markets in which AgFeed operates represent a 20 billion segment of China's $58 billion per year animal feed market.
Agria Corporation ( NYSE:GRO ) is a China-based agriculture company with investments in key agriculture markets of China and New Zealand. Agria’s business operations in China are focused on creating a profitable seed business. This business comprises three business units: research and development, production and marketing. Agria has recruited managers with many years of experience in both domestic and international seed companies to lead each of these business units.