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.
|ERYLITE® Stevia 100||Same sweetness as sucrose|
|ERYLITE® Stevia 200||2x sweetness of sucrose|
|ERYLITE® Stevia 400||4x sweetness of sucrose|
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.
- Clean sweet taste
- Adds body and mouthfeel
- No stevia aftertaste
- No calories
- Zero glycemic index
- High digestive tolerance / non-laxative
- Cooling effect upon dissolution
- No Maillard browning reaction
- Causes freezing point depression
- Very low hygroscopicity
- Cereals, Snacks
- Desserts, Ice Cream
- Fruit Preparations, Sweet Spreads
- Ready Meals, Instant Food
- Sauces, Dressings, Seasonings
- Soy Products
- Table Top Products
- Alcoholic Beverages
- Carbonated Soft Drinks
- Instant Drinks, Syrups
- Juice Drinks
- RTD Tea and Coffee
- Sports and Energy Drinks
- Oral Care
- Clinical Nutrition
- OTC, Food Supplements
ERYLITE® Stevia is safe under the conditions of its intended use.
In Europe Erythritol is approved as food additive since 2006 under E968. Rebaudioside A stevia extracts are approved as food additive since 2011 under E960.
In the U.S. Erythritol and Rebaudioside A are self affirmed GRAS (generally recognised as safe). Both ingredients can be used in food according to current GMP, with upper limits for specific applications.
Erythritol and Rebaudioside A stevia extracts are approved in many further countries like Japan, Australia/New Zealand, Switzerland and many Asia/Pacific countries.