Stevia sweeteners

Wide utility in beverages and food.
Partnered with Cargill, brand name EverSweetTM.

Zero-calorie sweetener

Stevia sweeteners are natural, zero-calorie, high-intensity sweeteners that are typically 200-300x sweeter than sugar. Currently extracted from farm-raised stevia plants, they are the fastest growing segment in the sweetener market today, formulated in thousands of food and beverage products.

Despite the undoubted success, there is a problem with the currently available stevia sweeteners – their taste. The most prevalent stevia sweeteners in the leaf (called “RebA”) have a lingering bitter, liquorice flavor, which gets worse at higher concentrations.

Solving the taste and production conundrum

The stevia plant also makes stevia sweeteners (for example, Reb D and Reb M) that do not have taste problems. Unfortunately, these are present at very low concentrations in the leaf, well below 1%. Getting commercial volumes of such sweeteners would require large amounts of resources and end up prohibitively expensive. By making these better-tasting sweeteners using yeast fermentation, Evolva solves this problem.

Cargill partnership and progress to market: Visit Cargill’s website

In autumn 2015, our partner Cargill unveiled the branding of the next-generation zero-calorie sweetener under the name EverSweetTM. The product contains the great-tasting rebaudioside M (Reb M), and rebaudioside D (Reb D) and convincingly overcomes stevia’s previous taste issues.
 

 

EverSweet Stevia Sweetener info Page

Product information
zero-calorie Sweetener

EverSweet™ taste
Amazing zero calorie taste

Product application
Dramatic sugar redution

Fermentation
Why does it taste so good?

Food safety
Delicious and safe

Sustainability
Decreased land use, lower carbon emissions

Sales Contact
Alyssa Leyva

 

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