Guangzhou Health China Technology Development Company Limited, operating under the trade name Tech-New Bio-Technology (“TechNew”), is Stevia Corp’s technology provider specializing in ecological fertilizers, microbiological preparations and management systems for the agriculture and aquaculture industry as well as technologies for the extraction and refinement of high purity stevia and formulas using stevia extract in feed and fertilizer applications.
The series of ecological fertilizers and microbiological preparations have been in development since 1996 and are the result of collaboration between TechNew’s founder, Zhang Ji, and the Jilin Agricultural University and South China Agricultural University. TechNew has the exclusive ownership of the technologies and exclusive rights to the production and management of the products.
TechNew Hi-tech Series of Ecological Fertilizers were developed to address issues of soil acidification, compaction and fertility decline caused by chemical fertilizer overuse and are applied in both granular form and as foliar sprays. Stevia extracts are added to these specially formulated applications to improve resistance to infection and disease.
TechNew Hi-tech Microbiological Preparations are green biological products developed to address the serious issues of pollution in rivers, lakes and offshore marine areas that negatively impact aquaculture. The products have proven to be a low cost efficient method for sustainable aquaculture applications. Stevia extracts are added to specially formulated feed to improve digestive and immunity functions of marine life.
TechNew Hi-tech Aquaculture Series is a complete system developed to manage aquaculture ponds that integrates intelligent monitoring of dissolved oxygen and control technology, microbiological technology, biological filter membrane technology, and aquaculture pond reforming technology. Utilizing these technologies and advanced online testing instruments in shrimp farms has proven to reduce labor costs and save energy while reducing disease and increasing growth making it an economical solution for sustainable shrimp aquaculture operations. More than 200 aquaculture farms use TechNew’s products and have been continuously tracked in six aquaculture areas including Guanxi, Hainan, Zhanjiang, Yangjiang, Jiangmen and Zhongshan.
Cooperative Relationships with Institutes
The company has a long-term cooperation relationship with many well-known agricultural colleges and institutions including School of Life Sciences of Sun Yat-sen University, Biotechnology Center of Vietnam National University, College of Natural Resources of Environment of South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou Branch of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangdong Institute of Microbiology, Guangdong Institute of Eco-environment and Soil Sciences, South China Botanical Garden of Chinese Academy of Sciences, etc.
In addition to its own research staff, TechNew benefits from a dozen well-known micro-ecologists, biologists and aquaculture experts serving as the company’s advisory panel. The advisors are from the Guangzhou Branch of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangdong Institute of Microbiology; Institute of Geochemistry of Chinese Academy of Sciences, South China Agricultural University; the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, the School of Life Sciences of Sun Yat-sen University; School of Ocean Science of Thailand, Burapha University and the Biotechnology Center of Vietnam National University. The comprehensive cooperation with these experts ensures the technical leadership of TechNew in the related fields.