PureCircle granted Chinese patent for scaling Reb M production

September 18, 2019

PureCircle announced that it was been granted a Chinese patent for the proprietary process the firm uses to scale up production of its flagship Reb M stevia leaf sweetener. 

PureCircle (Chicago, IL) announced that it was been granted a Chinese patent for the proprietary process the firm uses to scale up production of its flagship Reb M stevia leaf sweetener. This process has enabled the company to produce its sweetener in the significant and reliable quantities required by food and beverage companies.

PureCircle currently has 194 patents, with 350 patents pending, globally. “This new patent is a valuable addition to our intellectual property portfolio. Our IP, including the hundreds of patents we hold and have applied for globally – and the additional patents for which we shall apply – reflect the strength and depth of our work with the stevia plant and our commitment to getting the most out of the stevia leaf," said PureCircle CEO Magomet Malsagov, in a press release.