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In 2019 Tate & Lyle commissioned Earthwatch to undertake a study to assess the environmental impacts of different approaches to stevia production in China.  Pic: Tate & Lyle

Tate & Lyle launches stevia sustainability program

By Jim Cornall

Tate & Lyle has launched a new sustainability program to enable stevia growers in China to lower their environmental impact and gain greater economic benefit from production of the no-calorie sweetener.

The name PotonGuler comes from poton gula, Malay for “cut out the sugar.”

A condensed milk manufacturer in the suburbs of Kuala Lumpur has designs on becoming a globally known brand

Stevia and none of the sugar for diabetics who like their tea sweet

By Richard Whitehead

It would normally be bold for a small family business from one of Asia’s less glittering pockets to set its sights on becoming a global name.

Coca-Cola to launch stevia-based brands in EU in early 2012

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Coca-Cola to expand stevia offering in EU; no plans to drop aspartame

By Jane Byrne

Coca-Cola said it has no reason to drop the artificial sweetener aspartame from its low or zero calorie beverage brands in the European market as it welcomes last week’s approval by the European Commission for the use of the natural sweetener stevia in...

EFSA may reassess proposed use levels for stevia in EU

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Is a re-assessment of EU stevia usage on the cards?

By Jane Byrne

Post-market monitoring of stevia use levels in food and drink products could see the European Commission broaden the current authorised food categories, claims a stevia trade body.

The hour of stevia is nigh

The hour of stevia is nigh

The course of true love never did run smooth. The same could be said of stevia’s road to regulatory approval as a food ingredient. One final concerted effort is needed to ensure approval of this hot ingredient.

False starting in the stevia race

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False starting in the stevia race

The Greeks have a saying that goes something like this: ‘If you’re in too much of a rush, you’ll trip up’. The food and drinks industry could well benefit from the simplistic wisdom of such traditional advice as they race to bring the natural sweetener...

Why all the fuss about stevia?

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Why all the fuss about stevia?

Over the past half year, stevia has been the focus of attention as
the search for a perfect natural sweetener continues. But why
are the birds circling when the ingredient has not been approved in
the two major Western markets -...

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