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Truvia® Stevia Leaf Extracts - A Non--caloric Sweetener of Natural Origin as Replacement for Added Sugar in Foods

Published: 25-Oct-2012 | Format: PDF file | Document type: White / Technical Paper
Related applications: Sweeteners (intense, bulk, polyols)

Truvia® stevia leaf extracts comprise steviol glycosides, a group of high-potency, zero-calorie sweeteners isolated from leaves of Stevia rebaudiana. Recently permitted as sweeteners in the EU, steviol glycosides (E960) offer an unprecedented opportunity to reduce the added sugar in a wide range of products without loss of sweetness or reliance on synthetic sweeteners. This article considers the origin, taste quality, regulation and practical application of steviol glycosides

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