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The plant that is a natural sweetener

Stevia is a small shrub with ancient origins, coming from Central America. It is known for the extraordinary power of its leaves.

Stevia, what is it?


Today, using the word "Stevia", we refer to both the plant and its components, even though just some of them have sweetening properties. Steviol glycosides are the real sweetening components that are extracted by dessication and purification of Stevia leaves. Among these, Rebaudioside-A is the one with the best sensory profile together with an high sweetening power.
Therefore, Stevia extracts are 100% natural, calorie free and they have zero on the glycemic index. These are the reasons why Stevia is suitable for diabetics and for the current trend towards healthty and natural food. Moreover, Stevia extracts represent the best alternative to sugar. Much research has confirmed the total harmlessness of Stevia towards human health. According to FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and FAO/WHO is suitable for all the family members...

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Origins of Stevia


Stevia Rebaudiana is a small tender perennial native to Central America, in particular in Brazil and Paraguay area. It is a shrub that grows in sandy places and it reaches 80cm in height in full maturation. It has elongated green leaves with a serrated edge, its flowers are small and white...

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Erythritol, what is it?


che cos'è l'eritritolo

Erythritol is a polyol that occurs naturally in some fruit and fermented foods. It is used as a natural sweetener since it is calorie-free, but with a good taste without aftertaste...

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What are the properties of Stevia?


Quali sono le proprietà della Stevia?

Analyzing the chemical composition of the plant we find the presence of...

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What does the world say about Stevia?


come viene accolta la stevia nel mondo

In a world where we pay particular attention to healthy food, Stevia consumption is growing fast and it is increasing worldwide. Nowadays, we can find lots of food and drinks containing Stevia extracts...

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