Natural sweeteners

PureCircle develops stevia plant 20 times sweeter than standard plant

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Using traditional plant breeding techniques, PureCircle has developed a stevia plant with 20 times more sweet-tasting steviol glycosides than standard stevia, it says.

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Steviana Bioscience aims to make a splash at IFT with next generation stevia sweeteners

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AquaBall maker True Drinks taps CPG veteran James Greco as CEO

AquaBall maker True Drinks taps CPG veteran James Greco as CEO

The two major glycosides found in the leaves are stevioside and rebaudioside A. Both taste approximately 200–300 times sweeter than sucrose.©iStock/Heike Rau

New insights reveal how stevia controls blood sugar levels

Founders of Sunniva Super Coffee, brothers Jordan, Jimmy, and Jake DeCicco.

The brothers behind Sunniva Super Coffee tap into student demand for more energy

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Health advocates argue for a tax on sugary drinks in Canada to save lives and healthcare costs

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FDA issues GRAS no objection letter for Sweegen's Bestevia Reb-M - which starts with the leaf, then undergoes 'enzymatic conversion'

ADM teams up with GLG Lifetech to sell stevia and monk fruit

ADM teams up with GLG Lifetech to add stevia and monk fruit to its portfolio

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New kid on the block explores novel business model for stevia production

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