VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GLG Life Tech Corporation (TSX:GLG) (“GLG” or the “Company”), a vertically-integrated leader in the agricultural and commercial development of high quality stevia, announces that the Toronto Stock Exchange has completed its de-listing review of the common shares of the Company and has determined that GLG meets all of the TSX’s continued listing requirements. “We are very pleased to receive this confirmation from the TSX today that GLG meets all of the TSX’s continued listing requirements”, states Brian Meadows, President and CFO of GLG. “This delisting review along with our regulatory review has impacted our sales efforts during the past year. With these issues now behind us, we have recently seen a large increase in our international sales and customer prospects compared to the first half of 2013. The Company expects to see continued positive growth in its international stevia business and is also pleased to announce that initial stevia based product formulation activities with COFCO NHRI are now underway in China.”
About GLG Life Tech Corporations
GLG Life Tech Corporation is a global leader in the supply of high-purity stevia extracts, an all-natural zero-calorie
sweetener used in food and beverages. GLG’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 the finished product. GLG has similarly positioned itself,
through parallel vertically integrated Luo Han Guo operations, to be a leader in the supply of high-purity Luo Han
Guo extracts. Additionally, to further meet the varied needs of the food and beverage industry, GLG has launched
its Naturals+ product line, enabling it to supply a host of complementary ingredients reliably sourced through its
R8 supplier network in China. For further information, please visit www.glglifetech.com
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