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PureCircle Files Patent Infringement Case in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of GeorgiaGlobeNewswireApril 08, 2020CHICAGO, April 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Monday, April 6, 2020, Chicago-based PureCircle, the leading global innovator and supplier of stevia ingredients, including sweeteners and flavor enhancers, filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia against Almendra Americas LLC of Decatur, Georgia, and Almendra (Thailand) Company Limited of Bangkok, Thailand. PureCircle claims that Almendra’s “Steviarome” products are infringing PureCircle's patent -- U.S. Patent No. 10,398,160, “Glucosylated steviol glycoside as a flavor modifier.” Glucosylated steviol glycoside is a flavor modifier derived from the stevia plant. PureCircle’s NSF-02® flavor with modifying properties is one example of a glucosylated steviol glycoside ingredient.