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Stevia: is it the holy grail of sweeteners?

Stevia – analysing the market’s potential

The natural and zero-calorie stevia has been dubbed the holy grail of intense sweeteners and suppliers argue food and drink manufacturers will increasingly turn to the ingredient, not least now it can be used in...

Stevia – application spotlight turns to food

Stevia – application spotlight turns to food

Stevia has been widely used - with some success - in carbonated soft drinks and table-top sweeteners containing the ingredient continue to be launched. However, suppliers are increasingly looking at how to use the sweetener in food, particularly categories like dairy and confectionery. Jonathan Thomas reports.

Stevia – the suppliers: from Cargill to PureCircle

Stevia – the suppliers: from Cargill to PureCircle

A number of major suppliers have built a significant presence in the stevia sector, with new entrants emerging. Jonathan Thomas looks at the major players in the industry - Cargill and PureCircle - and other companies supplying the intense sweetener.