SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 5, 2013) - Stevia First Corp. (OTCQB: STVF) ("Stevia First" or the "Company"), today announced it will be featured as a presenting company at the 15th Annual Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference, sponsored by H.C. Wainwright & Co., LLC. The conference is being held September 8-10, 2013, at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City.
Robert Brooke, CEO of Stevia First, will provide an overview of the Company's business during the live presentation and will be available to participate in one-on-one meetings with investors who are registered to attend the conference.
If you are an institutional investor, and would like to attend the Company's presentation, please click on the following link (www.rodm.com ) to register for the Rodman & Renshaw conference. Once your registration is confirmed, you will be prompted to log into the conference website to request a one-on-one meeting with the Company.
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Event: 15th Annual Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference
Date: Monday September 9, 2013
Time: 2:25pm (Eastern Time)
Location: Room 5.08 (fifth floor); Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City
The presentation will be webcast live. To access the webcast, please visit:
http://wsw.com/webcast/rrshq23/STVF. The webcast replay will remain available for 90 days following the live presentation.
About Stevia First Corp. (
Stevia First Corp. is seeking to establish a vertically-integrated enterprise in the U.S. that uses technological expertise in fermentation-based stevia production that improves upon traditional stevia farming and processing for use in the development of innovative products for commercial production. 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. For more information visit: www.steviafirst.com.
About Rodman & Renshaw Conferences, LLC
The Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference is an informational service and networking opportunity for companies and investors. Rodman does not prepare, review or edit the presentations and other information provided by each company, and does not take any responsibility for the accuracy or adequacy of any such information as the basis for any investment decision. Rodman is not providing any person with any investment advice through their participation in or attendance of the Conference, nor is Rodman soliciting any offers to buy or sell any security of any company.
About the Stevia Industry
The market for all-natural, zero-calorie stevia sweeteners is expanding rapidly. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates stevia intake could eventually replace 20-30% of all dietary sweeteners. The total global sweetener market was estimated at $58.3 billion in 2010. For more information visit: www.steviafirst.com.
Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
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