ERYLITE® Stevia

Rebaudioside A

CAS Registry Number:

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Chemical Formula:

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E-Number:

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General Information

ERYLITE® Stevia is a unique natural sweetening system based on the bulk sweetener ERYLITE® and the stevia extract Rebaudioside A. Free from calories it provides a sugar-like bulk, sweetness and taste. The plant-based origin of Rebaudioside A and the fermentation origin of ERYLITE® makes ERYLITE® Stevia fully natural. ERYLITE® Stevia finds application in foods and beverages – for tasty sugar and calorie reduction.

ERYLITE® Stevia occurs as colourless crystals of high purity. It is an odourless substance with a sweet taste. It is freely soluble in water. ERYLITE® Stevia is non-toxic and has a low reactivity. It is chemically stable if stored at ambient temperatures. It is not hygroscopic. ERYLITE® Stevia is non-cariogenic and has a zero glycaemic index. ERYLITE® Stevia is offered in different types, having different levels of sweetness.

Type Sweetness
ERYLITE® Stevia 100 Same sweetness as sucrose
ERYLITE® Stevia 200 2x sweetness of sucrose
ERYLITE® Stevia 400 4x sweetness of sucrose

 

 

 

Specification

ERYLITE® Stevia is supplied in accordance with the current requirements of the Food Chemical Codex (FCC) and the European food additives purity criteria on E968 (Erythritol) and E960 (Steviol glycosides).

ERYLITE® Stevia is available in a granular fine grade.

ERYLITE® Stevia is available in 20 kg net polyethylene bags.

Properties
  • Natural
  • Clean sweet taste
  • Adds body and mouthfeel
  • No stevia aftertaste
  • No calories
  • Zero glycemic index
  • High digestive tolerance / non-laxative
  • Non-cariogenic
  • Cooling effect upon dissolution
  • No Maillard browning reaction
  • Causes freezing point depression
  • Very low hygroscopicity
Applications

Food

  • Bakery
  • Cereals, Snacks
  • Confectionery
  • Dairy
  • Desserts, Ice Cream
  • Flavours
  • Fruit Preparations, Sweet Spreads
  • Ready Meals, Instant Food
  • Sauces, Dressings, Seasonings
  • Soy Products
  • Table Top Products

Beverages

  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Carbonated Soft Drinks
  • Instant Drinks, Syrups
  • Juice Drinks
  • RTD Tea and Coffee
  • Sports and Energy Drinks
  • Waters

Personal Care

  • Oral Care

Healthcare

  • Clinical Nutrition
  • OTC, Food Supplements
Legal aspects