PureCircle marks completion of stevia plant expansion in Malaysia

PureCircle marked the completion of the expansion of its stevia plant in Malaysia with a ceremony attended by the Minister of Energy, Green Technology & Water, Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Maximus Johnity Ongkili.

PureCircle’s Group CEO Magomet Malsagov, said:

“PureCircle is committed to a substantial ongoing investment programme to ensure that our customers – global food and beverages brands – have year-round access to the highest quality stevia leaf extract that is consistent, sustainably grown and made from the best tasting stevia plant varieties. The expansion of our extraction and processing operations will benefit not only of our customers but also our employees, the farmers and communities we work with, and our end consumers around the world.”

The Minister of Energy, Green Technology & Water, Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Maximus Johnity Ongkili, added:

“PureCircle is a significant force for good on the global stage for not only reducing calories but also in the overall fight against obesity. The Company’s investment in their cutting-edge facilities will also create hundreds of new jobs in Malaysia. It will be a hive of innovation, the product of which will be exported around the world. We are very proud to have PureCircle’s production and R&D facilities in Malaysia. They are a key employer in the region and I commend what they are doing as global leaders in their field.”

At 1:02pm: (LON:PURE) PureCircle Ltd share price was +7.13p at 287.13p

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