Rooted in tradition…

Through innovation, focus and leadership in the monk fruit industry spanning more than a decade, Monk Fruit Corp. has positioned itself as a global pioneer and the world's leading monk fruit company. As a result, our monk fruit products are used by many of the world's largest food and beverage companies.

Monk Fruit Corp. is the only company with in-house expertise spanning the entire monk fruit supply chain, from seedling cultivation to final processing. This unique capability gives us unrivalled control over raw material quality and volume, allowing us to guarantee quality and continuity of supply to our customers.

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Our Vision

Our vision is to build a large scale, environmentally and economically sustainable monk fruit industry, and to be the leading company in that industry.

Our monk fruit ingredients will make a meaningful contribution to better nutrition and health by allowing our customers to create healthier, affordable, natural, great-tasting everyday foods and beverages. Our monk fruit ingredients will be found in thousands of products and will be consumed and enjoyed in millions of homes around the world.

To achieve this vision we will promote economic and environmental sustainability in our supply chain and ensure our growers are fairly compensated. We will build long term, mutually rewarding relationships with our growers and their communities. We will create confidence in monk fruit as a mainstream solution for sugar reduction by providing our customers with high quality ingredients, guaranteed reliability of supply, a clearly articulated and validated consumer benefit, and excellent customer service.

Our Mission

Our mission is to maintain and enhance our position as the world’s leading supplier of great-tasting, healthy, naturally low calorie sweetness from monk fruit.

Using our unique supply chain expertise and capability we will provide the highest quality, best value monk fruit ingredients with guaranteed reliability of supply and excellent customer service.

We will supply food and beverage companies who require a great-tasting, natural, low calorie alternative to sugar so that they can create healthier foods and beverages with reduced sugar and calories. Our customers will include the world’s largest food and beverage companies, leading regional brands, and innovative young businesses.

Our Team

Mr Simon Chuang President

One of Monk Fruit Corp. largest shareholders, Mr Chuang invested in Guilin GFS Monk Fruit Corp, in 2014. He has held the position of Chief Strategic Officer in a number of leading Chinese marketing and advertising companies in the past.

Mr Fusheng (Frank) Lan, BScCEO and Director, Legal Representative, Guilin GFS Monk Fruit Corp.

Mr Lan, founded the company in 2004, and until November 2014 held the position of President, Legal Representative and CEO. A graduate from Guangxi Agricultural Vocational College in 1983, he has organised and managed more than 30 research projects and published over 70 papers, and has received more than 30 different awards in recognition of his unique and significant contribution to the monk fruit industry and local economic development.

Ms Zhang Yanling General manager of guilin dadi bio-tech co., ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of guilin GFS monk fruit corp.

A graduate from the Guangxi Eco-engineering Vocational and Technical College in 1984, Ms. Zhang an expert engaged in research and development of plant tissue culture, has been recognized as the Chinese expert in monk fruit tissue culturing. Since 2007, Ms Zhang has also held the position of Vice General Manager and Chief Raw Material Officer at Guilin GFS Monk Fruit Corp.

Mr David Thorrold, CAGeneral manager sales and marketing, director, guilin GFS monk fruit corp.

Mr Thorrold joined BioVittoria in 2006 as CEO and has been a director of Guilin GFS Monk Fruit Corp since. With over 20 years’ experience in accounting, finance, sales and marketing, and management, he has developed an extensive network of contacts in the US and European food and beverage industries, and was appointed General Manager Sales and Marketing and Director of Guilin GFS Monk Fruit Corp in 2014.

Mr Yashvir Ahluwalia Vice President Sales and Marketing – Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa

Mr Ahluwalia joined Monk Fruit Corp. in 2012, initially working in the finance and accounting team. Yashvir was appointed Vice President Sales and Marketing for Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa in 2014, and since then has been responsible for new business development in these regions. Yashvir has played a key role in introducing monk fruit to New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka, Israel, Middle East and the Gulf region, with significant involvement in business development and regulatory approvals.