Technical / White Paper

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

Published

Format: PDF file | Document type: Technical / White Paper

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

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

Related resources from Cargill

Supplier info centre