SweeGen Announces Successful Commercialization of Bestevia(TM) Reb-M

Initial product shipments to a major global beverage company were completed in January ahead of schedule

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, California, Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SweeGen, Inc. announced today the successful commercialization of its Bestevia(TM) Reb-M, the company's non-caloric and high purity stevia sweetener with an unparalleled, clean, sweet taste, which is comparable to regular table sugar. Customer feedback on the product has been exceptional, which includes a major global beverage company that recently used SweeGen's Bestevia(TM) Reb-M in its large-scale trial for one of its bottled beverages.

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SweeGen's Bestevia(TM) Reb-M, is the first sweetener of its type to be made commercially available via bioconversion. As the global demand for sugar continues to increase while production decreases, and companies are faced with a tax on high-sugar products, SweeGen's Bestevia(TM) Reb-M produced through enzymatic conversion becomes the obvious choice for food and beverage manufacturers, as well as consumers.

The production of SweeGen's Bestevia(TM) Reb-M uses proprietary and patent-pending bioconversion technologies utilizing natural steviol glycosides derived from the stevia leaf to achieve a high-quality sweetener that is well suited for food and beverage applications. With expected and upcoming regulatory compliance in major markets, competitive pricing, a superior taste profile and high purity, SweeGen's Bestevia(TM) Reb-M is clearly set apart from the competition and establishes a new standard for the sweetener industry.

About SweeGen

SweeGen is dedicated to the development, production and distribution of non-caloric, non-GMO sweeteners for the food, flavor and beverage industries. SweeGen's robust product pipeline, intellectual property portfolio, and dedicated manufacturing capacity and R&D provide the Company its foundation for innovation and delivery of high-quality sweetener products.

For more information please contact info@sweegen.com [mailto:info@sweegen.com] and visit SweeGen's website: www.sweegen.com [http://www.sweegen.com/].

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements including statements regarding the future outlook and performance of SweeGen, Inc., and other statements based on current management expectations, estimates and projections. These statements are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties, are not guarantees and are inherently subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, those that may be discussed from time to time in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The forward-looking statements included in this news release are only made as of the date of this release, and SweeGen, Inc. disclaims any obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

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SweeGen, Inc. assumes no obligation to update any information or forward-looking statements contained herein, save for any information required to be disclosed by law.

Contact Information Phone: (001) 949 709 0587Email: info@sweegen.com [mailto:info@sweegen.com]

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