Stevia, E960, Rebaudioside A, Cas no.58543-16-1, is a natural sweetener and sugar substitute extracted from the leaves of the plant species Stevia rebaudiana. It is an important natural sweetener initially isolated from stevia plant, available as White fine powder. Stevia consists of 2 main ingredients Stevioside and Rebaudioside A. It is used in the food and beverage industry as low-calorie natural sweetener. Specifically, Stevia (Rebaudioside-A 98%) is used as a sucrose replacement in all types of foods and beverages. It is often used in tea, soft drinks, alcoholic beverages, canned food, dried fruit, gum, and meat products. Stevia (Rebaudioside-A 98%) has 98%~98.20% Reb-A, 0.1%~0.6% STV, and is >480 times sweeter than sucrose. As a professional supplier of Rebaudioside-A 98% powder, we supply SG80%, SG85%, SG90%, RA50%SG90%, RA60%SG90%, RA60%SG95%, Rebaudioside A 80%, 90%, 95%, 97%, 98% FCC/USP/EP/BP feed, food grade/pharma grade.
Rebaudioside A 95% powder Specification
|AppearanceOdor||White fine powderCharacteristic|
|Total Steviol Glucosides(% dry basis)||≥95|
|Rebaudioside A %||≥90|
|Loss on Drying (%)||≤4.00|
|PH (1% solution)||5.5-7.0|
|Specific Optical Rotation||-30º~-38º|
|Total Plate Count(cfu/g)||≤1000|
YAs a professional supplier of Rebaudioside-A 98% powder, we supply Rebaudioside-A 98% FCC/USP/EP/BP feed, food grade/pharma grade with HAPPC, KOSHER, HALAL Certificates for Stevia .
Upstream: Prices of Stevia rebaudiana are stable and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Stevia manufacturers didn’t change much.
Downstream: Downstream demand is increasing that some clients try to use stevia to replace aspartame.
Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Stevia will increasing in the coming months.
- 5.1. Storage: Kept in dry, cool, and shaded place with original packaging, avoid moisture, store at room temperature.
- 5.2. Handling precaution: Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Empty containers pose a fire risk, evaporate the residue under a fume hood. Ground all equipment containing material. Do not ingest. Do not breathe dust.
1. Allergic Reaction
Stevia has been known to rarely cause anaphylaxis, but this is more common in those that already have an allergy to chrysanthemums, marigolds, ragweed or daisies. Those that develop an allergic reaction to stevia may see difficulty swallowing, shortness of breath, hives, dizziness, pale skin, wheezing or weakness. If you develop these symptoms after consuming stevia you should seek emergency medical treatment immediately to prevent potentially fatal complications.
2. Upset Stomach
Stevia sweeteners contain stevioside which may cause an upset stomach, nausea or bloating after being consumed. It may also decrease your appetite. These reactions are usually mild, but you should contact your doctor if these symptoms do not subside or if they become severe.
3. Metabolism Change
Experiments on animal test subjects showed that ingesting large doses of stevoside can cause interference in the way the body absorbs carbohydrates. This can limit your ability to convert food to energy.
4. Additional Side Effects
Other symptoms that infrequently occur when consuming Stevia products include numbness, dizziness and body aches. This dizziness can impact your ability to walk properly or stand without assistance. If these types of symptoms persist you should talk to your doctor to ensure that you do not require additional medical attention to address your medical difficulties.
First, as a prepackaged replacement for sugar and artificial sweeteners. Second, it has been used in various food products, including the Japanese sugar-free versions of Wrigley’s gums, Beatrice Foods yogurts and even diet Coke. It has also been used in Japanese style pickles, dried seafoods, fish meat products, vegetables and seafoods boiled down with soy sauce, confectioneries and a host of other products. Whether it will reach into food applications such as these in the U.S. market depend largely on the FDA’s regulatory position and health industry efforts to re-classify Stevia as a GRAS (generally recognized as substance. Read more