Latest Steviol glycoside Stories

2010-07-02 06:50:00

ERLANGER, Ky., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- WILD Flavors continues its commitment to health, wellness, and natural products by promoting the broader use of Stevia through WILD's entire line of Sunwin Stevia(TM) products -- all FDA GRAS affirmed (FDA Letters of No Objection #GRN000303 & #GRN000304). These include Sunwin Stevia - Reb-A 98, Sunwin Stevia - Reb-A 95, Sunwin Stevia - Reb-A 80/95% Steviol Glycosides, Sunwin Stevia - Reb-A 60/95% Steviol Glycosides. WILD has also developed a...

2010-05-25 09:52:00

CHICAGO, May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Stevia, the naturally zero-calorie sweetener, is gaining in popularity with consumers and food manufacturers alike. To help provide reliable, consistent information on stevia, PureCircle (LSE: PURE) today announced that it has created the Global Stevia Institute (www.globalsteviainstitute.com), which will launch in June 2010. The Institute will promote accurate, credible and consistent information and resources about stevia to health professionals,...

2010-05-25 08:00:00

WAYZATA, Minn., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Truvia(TM) natural sweetener, the great-tasting, zero-calorie sweetener made with rebiana, the best-tasting part of the stevia leaf is now available in spoonable packaging. Truvia(TM) spoonable is designed for use at home for consumers to spoon and sprinkle just the right amount of Truvia(TM) natural sweetener into coffee or tea, and onto cereal or fruit. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100525/NY10141 ) (Logo:...

2010-04-26 07:00:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- PureCircle, the world's leading producer and marketer of stevia-based, all-natural, zero-calorie sweeteners, and Michigan State University (MSU), one of the world's premier horticultural research institutions, have signed an agreement for research and breeding of the stevia plant. The agreement brings MSU's highly technical staff and resources of the Department of Horticulture to bear on stevia rebaudiana. The plant, native to Paraguay, has been...

2010-04-14 05:18:00

WAYZATA, Minnesota, April 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) today published a Scientific Opinion, which confirms that steviol glycosides, sweeteners extracted from the stevia plant, are safe for use in foods and beverages and establishes an Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) for their safe consumption. In its published Scientific Opinion, EFSA's Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient Sources Added to Foods (ANS) concludes that, considering the available...

2010-04-12 07:00:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PureCircle (The International Stock Exchange, London: PURE), the world's leading producer of naturally zero-calorie sweeteners , including stevia-derived Reb A, today announced that it will formally launch its effort to help reduce obesity in the United States by joining the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF). A first-of-its-kind endeavor, the HWCF involves the collaboration of more than 40 members of the food and beverage...

2010-03-29 10:30:00

An all-natural, herbal artificial sweetener, approved for use in the U.S. in December 2008, has already earned a market share of $500 million, according to a March 28 AFP report. Rebaudioside A (Reb-A) and Purevia are two products made from a South American herb known as stevia, and have become attractive alternatives to aspartame and other sugar-replacing artificial sweeteners because it is all natural. According to Mintel, a global marketing research firm originally founded in the United...

2010-03-15 09:07:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- PureCircle, the global leader in the production of high-purity stevia products, today announced that it's stevia-derived Reb A has so far helped customers eliminate a half-trillion calories from diets in the USA. The figure, based on product sales through the end of 2009, is indicative of stevia's potential to help policymakers, manufacturers and consumers address the nation's obesity epidemic. "In a matter of weeks, Michelle Obama's 'Let's Move'...

2010-02-22 06:00:00

SUGAR LAND, Texas and OAK BROOK, Ill., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Imperial Sugar Company and PureCircle Limited are pleased to announce the launch of Natural Sweet Ventures LLC ("Natural Sweet"), a joint venture created between Imperial, one of the largest marketers of refined sugar in North America, and PureCircle, the global leader in the production of high purity stevia products. The exclusive North American joint venture will combine the natural benefits of both sugar and stevia to develop...

2010-01-11 08:00:00

ASUNCION, Paraguay, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 7th, PureCircle South America SA (PCSA) and the Cooperativa Colonias Unidas signed a contract for the production and supply of stevia leaves. The event was held at the Cooperative headquarters in Obligado and attended by managers and executives from both companies. Both PCSA and the Cooperative are forging a strong commitment to develop the production of proprietary varieties of high-quality stevia, to meet the growing international...

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