stevia

appearance

Fine white powder, intense sweet taste.

taste

Intense sweet taste.

summary

Stevia is a commonly used sweetener and sugar substitute which is extracted from a natural source. The Stevia Rebaudiana is a plant with leaves that are 30 – 40 times sweeter than sugar but when Stevia is extracted from the leaves it becomes 200 times sweeter than regular sucrose. 

As Stevia has such a sweet taste only a small amount is required to deliver the same taste as regular sugar meaning it is often more cost effective to use in the production of food and drinks.

As well as the taste benefits Stevia is also low in calories making it extremely popular for those on calorie controlled diets. It is also popular with those suffering from diabetes thanks to its low glycaemic index.

Due to its stability under varying PH and heat conditions, Stevia is consistently popular amongst food and drink manufacturers for application in dairy products, baked goods, dietary products, beverages and table top sweeteners.

At Rigest we provide businesses with Stevia for use in both the food and beverage industries, supplying to those in the UK, Europe and other countries across the globe. As stevia suppliers, we deliver your ingredients on time and in 25KG bags for solids and 25l – 1000l bulk containers for liquids.

For more information on how we can become your food and beverage ingredients partner get in touch with an expert today.

Other Names: Stevia rebaudiana

description

  • Stevia hold applications in dairy foods (e.g. ice cream, yoghurt and flavoured milks), as well as breakfast cereals, cereal bars and certain types of confectionery and sweet bakery goods. This is chiefly because it is sectors such as these in which food manufacturers have been actively seeking to reduce sugar content.
  • Stevia sweetener is also used in high volume as table top sweeteners.

As global stevia suppliers we package orders in 25kg bags and can handle orders including bulk quantities. For over 20 years we have worked as stevia distributors for some of the world’s largest food and drink manufacturers. Contact our team to discuss your stevia requirements today.

applications

  • beverage
    • Carbonated Soft Drinks
    • Instant Drinks
    • Syrups
    • Juice Drinks
    • RTD Tea & Coffee
    • Sports & Energy Drinks
  • food
    • Cereals
    • Confectionary
    • Dairy
    • Table Top Products

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