Learn about the history of stevia through this insightful infographic, kindly contributed by the Global Stevia Institute.
Stevia’s adaptation as a zero calorie, naturally sourced ingredient is experiencing continued growth in every continent in the world. Over the last five years (2009-2014), Europe has been leading the Continue Reading →
In a press release on Wednesday the World Health Organisation (WHO) issued new guidelines on recommended daily sugar intake. The WHO recommends adults and children reduce their daily intake of free Continue Reading →
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Due to stevia’s increased use and application, stevia is expected to represent 15% of the overall sweetener market by 2020. Stevia extracts are generally used in end-use industries such as Continue Reading →
In an attempt to cut down on the average sugar consumption of the average American, a U.S. Panel, led by scientists helping to revamp dietary guidelines, proposed to implement a tax Continue Reading →
Japan reopened its doors to stevia imports from Paraguay and committed itself to buy the countries entire stevia production. The commitment translates to Japan roughly buying 600-700 tons a year Continue Reading →
Stevia market share is set to rise to 15% (accounting for US $ 565.2m) of the total sweetener market by 2020, according to Future Market Insights (FMI). The increase is Continue Reading →
Instead of hiding it, food manufacturers are masking it. We have listed 50 of the most common sugar aliases in alphabetical order. Some look obvious while others do not. Beet sugar, Brown Continue Reading →