This organic Stevia REB-A 40%, is a pure, naturally derived sweet herbal extract which has been used for centuries. Reb A, or Rebudioside A, refers to the sweetest and purest parts of the Stevia plant. The 40% indicates that the percentage of the stevioside molecule is a minimum 40% rebaudioside.
Rebaudioside A is a natural glycoside sweetener, derived from the stevia leaf. Glycosides are organic compounds that occur naturally in plants and produce an intensely sweet extract when filtered through water. Reb A is the sweetest and least bitter glycoside extracted from the stevia leaf providing a superbly, sweet flavour. It is approximately 200 times sweeter than sugar.
This orgaic Stevia REB-A is an all-natural sweetener containing no calories or carbohydrates and with a zero glycaemic index. These attributes make stevia a good alternative to sugar or chemical sweeteners. Stevia is commonly used as an alternative to sugar in coffees and teas, but can also be used in cooking and baking.
Origin - China
Certification - ECO