LEADING THE FUTURE OF SWEET

Based in Guilin, Guangxi Province, China, Layn is a global leader in the vertically integrated production of premium quality plant-based sweeteners and natural flavors. With deep proven experience in the industry spanning over two decades, we offer market-leading expertise in the agriculture and science behind our products.

We are known for our sustainable farming partnerships offering full traceability, significant annual investments in R&D, agricultural innovation, global sales and formulation support, and the world’s largest high-potency plant-based sweetener manufacturing capacity.

MISSION

To provide high quality plant-based products to the Food & Beverage, Nutrition and Pharmaceutical industries.

VISION

To be globally recognized as the leading manufacturer of plant-based ingredients and for developing innovative ingredients that help redefine clean without compromising taste.

CORE VALUES

1

Adhering to strict quality standards with processes in place
to facilitate complete traceability.

2

Maintaining full control over our supply chain, from field to finished
product, assuring our customers sustainable supplies of the
highest quality.

3

Partnering with dedicated professionals to work in our state-of-the-art
facility that have expertise in developing new products and solving
application challenges.

4

Investing in R&D efforts that give plant-based alternatives a more
compelling value and broadens our portfolio of plant-based solutions.

5

Working alongside our family of co-op farmers to create a healthier
living for future generations.

Learn more about Layn’s history and evolution, including the milestones that have made us a leading global supplier of natural sweetener solutions.

1995

First Generation Facility

As co-founders, Mr. Jiang and Mr. Yao started as two Chinese farmers providing botanical raw materials and started to build first generation manufacturing facility.

2000

Second Generation Facility

Guilin Layn Corp. is officially established. Larger facility broadens product portfolio to include 80+ botanical extracts.

2002

Layn initiates Monk Fruit Sustainability Agricultural Program

Layn’s investment in the Monk Fruit supply chain solidifies its position as a leader in the industry.

2007

Layn Goes Public on Shenzhen Stock Exchange

Layn becomes first company to go public in China’s botanical extract industry, resulting in sufficient working capital for the continued investment in world-class manufacturing and technologies.

2008

Layn initiates Stevia Sustainability Agricultural Program

2010

Third Generation Facility

Facility upgrades include 16 fully automated GMP extraction lines, increased capacity and ability to focus on plant-based sweeteners.

2011

Layn receives FDA GRAS Affirmation for both Monk Fruit and Stevia extract

2011

Layn USA Established

Layn opens first overseas subsidiary company in Newport Beach, California, catering to North American customer needs. Year-end saw further expansion into the LATAM market.

2014

Layn begins experimenting with dual harvests for both Stevia and Monk Fruit, anticipating sustainable dual harvests by 2020

2015

After 10 years of development, Layn increases Mogroside-V content in raw Monk Fruit from 0.3% to 0.5%

2016

Layn EU Established

European sales division established, Layn Europe Srl., located in Savona, Italy, to keep up with the growing global demand.

2017

Fourth Generation Facility & Global Innovation Center

Layn opens the doors to fourth-generation, state-of-the-art facility with the world’s largest Stevia and Monk Fruit extract capacity. In the same year, Layn opens Global Innovation Center in Shanghai, China, to support global reformulation needs.

COMPANY VIDEO

We invite you to view our company video for a behind the scenes look at the agriculture and infrastructure that supports Layn’s innovative and sustainable manufacturing process.

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