What is Stevia Leaf Extract? How is it different than Sugar?

- Sep 13, 2018-

Many People may think Stevia Plant Look like a plant from mint family(Lamiaceae), it’s actually part of the sunflower family (Asteraceae).

 Stevia leaf extract comes from the stevia plant, which is native to South America, Extract from stevia is used as the source for high-purity. Stevia sweeteners which help provide sweet taste without calories to food and beverage products. Stevia leaf extract comes from the stevia plant, which originates in South America. The primary components extracted from the stevia leaf are called steviol glycosides. Extract from these plants are used in stevia sweeteners to provide a sweet taste without calories in many foods and beverages. 

Sweet as sugar?

Stevia sweeteners are 200-350 times sweeter than sugar, which means only a very small amount is needed to match the sweetness of sugar.


Is stevia sugar safe?

 We would like to say, 100% safe. Stevia Extract is one of eight low and no-calorie sweeteners permitted by the FDA for use in the US food supply. All eight have been rigorously tested and reviewed. Leading global health authorities such as the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), FAO/WHO Joint Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) and Health Canada have found low and no-calorie sweeteners to be safe. Stevia leaf extracts have been listed as Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) by the FDA for use in foods and beverages since 2008.

What we provide?

Product Name: Stevia Extract 

Latin Name: Stevia Rebaudiana

Part Used: Leaf

Active Ingredient: Stevioside &Reb-A

Detection Mothed: HPLC

Extraction Type: Solvent

Appearance: Fine White Powder

Specification: Stevuoside 90% 95% 98% 

               Rebaudiosode-A 40%-98%

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