Cargill-DSM joint venture starts commercial-scale production of EverSweet stevia sweetener

USA – Avansya, the joint venture between Cargill and Royal DSM, has started production of stevia sweeteners at the new US$50 million commercial-scale fermentation facility in Blair, Nebraska, US. The 10,000 square-foot stevia sweetener fermentation […]

Accelerating demand for natural low-calorie sweetener to bolster stevia sales – new study shows

WORLD – Increasing demand for natural lower calories sweetener is expected to drive growth in the global stevia market grow at a CAGR of approximately 7% in the next decade (2019-2029). This is according to […]

PureCircle to sell stevia-based proteins, fibers and antioxidants

USA – World’s leading manufacturer of stevia sweeteners, PureCircle plans to begin commercial production and sale of new stevia ingredients including proteins, soluble fibers and antioxidants in 2019. The company said the products are a […]

EFSA to consider limits for kaurenoic acid, an impurity found in stevia

EUROPE – The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is considering a recommendation to the European Union to set limits for the kaurenoic acid (KA), an impurity found in stevia, a sweetener and sugar substitute. Last […]

PureCircle announces increased expansion capacities for Reb M supply

USA – PureCircle, the world’s leading producer and innovator of stevia sweeteners, has announced that it has expanded its capacity to supply significantly more Reb M to global beverage and food companies. Reb M is the […]