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What’s “Ruby-A?” Explaining: “FDA Approves Miracle Powder, Cancer’s Kryptonite” teased by Robert Williams

This article originally appeared on January 28, 2015, when the ad was newly released — the same ad, without any major revisions that we noticed, is being distributed widely again and generating questions, so we make this piece available again. The stock teased is at roughly the same price now as it was on January […]

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    $ARTH - I am long ARTH and intend to remain so for the time being, but I do share in everyone's frustration. With respe...

  • Anamorph

    $ARTH small position, selling most :- ( Good detective work, Allison, and Lannas. It actually looks worse to me. ...

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    $ARTH- This paid promotion may have a lot to do with Dr. Avtar Dhillon our Chairman. He is also Chairman of the Board of...

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    No sooner than the demise of Stevia was predicted, it has suddenly and unexpectedly come to life. Two days ago, it was ...

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    stevia corporation - it is grower of stevia but was moving into growing hemp. No recent info. On the pink sheet for .02...

  • Anamorph

    Vijay, countering Cleveland, I think it's very reasonable to look into Avtar Dhillon's businesses and history. He may...

  • Anamorph

    Mike53TV, that's not at all 'unsophisticated' on your SIL's part. I had dug up the SteviaFirst history in the long, lo...

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    HN -- Talked directly to my sis-in-law, and bad paraphrasing was at fault. NO indication of any pumping and dumping...

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    $ARTH long, and very grateful to Dr. KSS, SG, and this board. I shared the ARTH story with my brother and his wife and...

  • Anamorph

    I am no fan of the 'serial entrepreneur' type, of which Avtar Dhillon is an example. From my observation, this type of ...

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    $FLKS (long). I think someone asked for the list of ingredients..Here is a list from their box...Filtered water, org...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    "White powder gold" strikes me as fairly goofy, but I'll admit to never having heard of it before your mention. What the...

  • Patricia

    Many more good years to you Michael! I can't scientifically critique the various studies on the benefits of chocolate, b...

  • sogiam

    Speaking of stevia: http://globenewswire.com/news-release/2015/08/04/757387/0/sv/BAYN-Develops-Fibre-Enriched-Total-Solu...

  • Anamorph

    I have to correct an error in my post above, about the shares in $ARTH held by Avtar Dhillon's family.* I had writ...

  • Anamorph

    Thank you, Kenny. I had begun to feel like Cassandra here just for raising some questions about $ARTH...and everyone k...

  • Anamorph

    I am kind of a skeptic of $ARTH and this news does nothing to salve that. Not just the departure of the director, Dr ...

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    I subscribe to it and they've impressed with their Stevia play and the Maserati gig coming up. But he's trying to get...

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    As long-time fitness guru Jack Lalayne once sagely observed, "If it's made by the hand of Man, DO NOT consume it!" Whic...

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    I drink tea without any sweetener. Have tried it with Stevia, bu don't care for the taste. As a matter of fact, here ...

  • Myron Martin

    Echo that, will check it out. It should perhaps be noted that commercial white sugar is a highly refined product origin...

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    The fiber in most stevia preparations counters the calories....

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    >>> WHAT THE HECK ????? SURELY ROBERT WILLIAMS IS NOT THE ONLY PERSON TO KNOW THE NAME AND STOCK SYMBOL OF THI...

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    I guess you would call me a lurker: I show up and read, but never write, so here goes: I'm a stevia user too-coffee only...

  • Patricia

    Hi arch1, good points all - but, are you using just ground-up stevia plant? The green stuff, not an extract? That's what...

  • arch1

    For my taste the perfect drink to use Stevia in is alfalfa tea,,,,,they taste so nearly alike that all I can detect is ...

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    I live agave for smoothies and as sugar. The problem with using stevia to cook with is the conversion...

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    Hype on this Stevia producer reminds me of that put out by Tesla car owners who claim that Tesla Corp. will put all othe...

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    Stevia could be big if sugar is vilified like tobacco .. or if it is a higher margin business than cane or corn sugar. D...

  • Michael Jorrin (aka Doc Gumshoe)

    I have no views on PureCircle nor on Ruby-A nor yet on stevia. But I have strong views on soft drinks with artificial ...

  • Patricia

    It's a shame when a good product (stevia), and what looks like a good company, is so ridiculously hyped in this manner -...

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    Not all Stevias are created equal. See: http://foodbabe.com/2013/04/25/stevia-good-or-bad/ Many are produced with chemi...

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    PureCircle in various forms and in various countries owns 146 patents. They all seem related to stevia and the methods o...

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    A note about stevia use as a sweetener. I use a particular brand of stevia product and it is a combination of stevia le...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    That number isn't real, at least for the U.S., but they do have a bunch of stevia-related patents. As do the other more...

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    Yes, Myron. There certainly are plants that are not only unhealthy, there are some that can kill you. We derive poisons ...

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    Walter White used stevia as a base to poison Lydia - this stock will use it to poison your portfolio...

  • sogiam

    Stevia First Corp. Announces New Proprietary Fermentation Method for Steviol Production 9:02a ET January 28, 2015 (Marke...

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    The Gumshoe is Always enlightening. Many thanks for yet another spot on analysis. I've been using stevia for years. I...

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    I have been following the Stevia market for a few years. The fact that there are many misleading statements about "Ruby ...

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    What about Stevia Corp (STEV)? It's a $0.07/share now and website says it's a network of large producers......

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    We have been using Stevia for years as my daughter cannot have sugar so we switched over fifteen years ago from sugar be...

  • Myron Martin

    Read Robt. Williams article with considerable interest and just returned from lunch with my first cup of herbal tea swee...

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    Well written once again!! They have also done a deal with SANW for seeds. SANW is a very interesting story with the rec...

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    if you want to buy hope in a package with high overheads, soaring debt, and a rumored corrupt Singaporean of Olam at the...

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    could it be Coke or Cargill? according to this article, they jointly did 24 patent applications dealing with Stevia ...

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    haven't gotten it yet, but guessing it has something to do with Stevia sweetener...

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    Ruby-A is derived from the herbal sweetener, Stevia. Not sure who holds a patent....

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Hard to imagine how this company could be worth $30 million. Stevia is a plant, not something that can be owned, so you...

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    To avoid Ambien, which works but seems dangerous, what works for me is: (1) I take an OTC pill with multiple i...

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    Nice article. A few are aware of this so I'm sorry if this isn't new info. The push to Stevia has really gained some mom...

  • frank archambeau

    Amaranth is same plant as pigweed , Lambsquarter is Quinoa altho some also call it pigweed. Yes I think it likely St...

  • frank archambeau

    Myron; Stevia tastes to me much like sweetish alfalfa tea,,,Blue Agave seems much sweeter &more fruit sugar like to me. ...

  • Myron Martin, Junior Mining Columnist

    Not sure whether stevia can be grown in Canada, never thought to check it out. Before we moved nearly a year ago we were...

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    Myron, I too am an organic gardener and eater. purslane grows wild here in my part of the world, so much so its invasive...

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    Myron ; As always i look forward to you sharing your hard work with the group. I am also an organic gardener .Have you t...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    I'd look at it differently -- who has the competitive advantage? The industry may grow, but does anyone have a better, ...

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    I use it with stevia as a sweetener and organic root beer extract from an independent supplier. Kids love it, no sugar.....

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    There is a small beverage company that is selling Zevia soda pop drinks; using stevia as the sweetner. The interesting ...

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    If you have tasted Stevia it has an after taste.. One I don't like.. Xylitol is much more like sugar and from Birch Tree...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    I'd urge everyone to be extra wary with the stevia stocks -- the ones Ive looked at appear to be mass-promoted junk. St...

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    Perhaps an even better candidate than STEV is STVF. Both companies are involved in the production of stevia, a natural ...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Truvia is privately owned by Cargill, and the Stevia plant is not secret or patented or anything, though Truvia is a spe...

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    a lot of what i have heard says stevia of any kind should run up because coke and pepsi are coming out real soon with a ...

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    Don't look at the stock! Look, or taste, the stuff! I use stevia here and there--it isn't terrible, but iS FAR from a s...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    In my experience the Stevia pitches I've seen are all pump and dumps. Haven't looked at this particular one, but there'...

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    stevia tanked this week down to 1.15 after 2.20 plus. set my stop loss at .03 below friday 13th close...but my trader ac...

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    Stevia Corp. (STEV.OB) up 173% in just the last 3 days! (a/o 1/13/11). Think it can keep going up?...

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    I have owned SANW as part of the Agricultural section of my porfolio, major areas being Agriculture, Energy, Mining. I h...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    No one owns Stevia, it's just a plant -- it's hard for me to see one of the small stevia sweetener companies growing dr...

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