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EU approves stevia from the start of December

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A new EU directive allows the use of stevia with effect from 2 December 2011. As reported by the German online portal of Lebensmittelpraxis, the scientist Udo Kienle rates the decision as an important step, but not a breakthrough. Although … Continue reading

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EEC – Aproved the use of Stevia

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A regulation allowing the sale and use of steviol glycosides was published in the Official Journal of the EU on November 12, and will enter into force 20 calendar days from that date, meaning that stevia-based products could appear on … Continue reading

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New product launches with stevia blends rise 918%

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NORTH AMERICA Stevia-based product launches rose 918 percent in the 52 weeks ending April 16, according to SPINSscan. European approval is likely to happen by the end of 2011. Many business developments are set to capitalize on the stevia situation, with … Continue reading

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Stevia market

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With sugar prices and diabetes on the rise,Stevia rebaudiana continues to grow as a leader in the natural sweetener category. But product formulation isn’t as simple as switching stevia for sugar, prompting several stevia-sucrose blends to join the natural sweetener race. … Continue reading

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