Stevia

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Stevia

(stē′vē-ă) [NL]
A genus of shrubs native to South America. A noncaloric sugar substitute is made from plants of this genus.
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The partnership between Cargill and The Coca-Cola Company will combine the power to offer rebiana to sweeten a variety of foods and beverages for consumers around the world to enjoy, including tea and coffee products.
The Rebiana announcement could encourage other companies to look more seriously at stevia.
Made from components of the stevia leaf, Truvia rebiana was introduced in 2008.
The difference with Truvia, according to a Cargill press release, is rebiana, the best-tasting part of the stevia plant.
Beginning in 2004, Cargill, Minneapolis, MN, commissioned a rigorous safety evaluation program for rebiana in consultation with leading scientists.
Research recently published in the peer-reviewed, scientific journal Food & Chemical Toxicology also establishes the safety of rebiana for use as a natural, zero-calorie sweetener in food and beverages.