09 October 2019 | News
Vitosa® stevia sweeteners offer a more cost-effective sweetener solution that enables a 100% sugar reduction in various food and beverage products
Technological innovation from HB Natural Ingredients offers enhanced sugar-like taste
HB Natural Ingredients, a subsidiary of BGG Group, is an innovative B2B manufacturer of specialty plant-based ingredients that deliver unique functionality in consumer products. The company has received a "Letter of No Objection" for Vitosa® stevia sweeteners from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The letter confirms that the FDA has "no questions" regarding the self-affirmed GRAS status (generally recognized as safe) of Vitosa® for use as a sweetener in food and beverage products.
Vitosa® stevia sweeteners offer a more cost-effective sweetener solution that enables a 100% sugar reduction in various food and beverage products. Vitosa® works well in carbonated soft drinks, juices, energy and sports drinks, flavored water, dairy products, cookies, candies and many more product applications. The result of patent-pending technological innovation, Vitosa® stevia sweeteners are manufactured by natural ingredients producer HB Natural Ingredients, a subsidiary of BGG World.
Vitosa® stevia sweeteners produce a better, more rounded sweetness and taste. Sensory testing demonstrates that Vitosa® delivers the high overall sugar-like taste performance that consumers desire. "Our Vitosa® stevia sweeteners are excellent high intensity sweeteners with a powerful dual benefit: the capability to deliver deep sugar reduction and maintain sugar-like taste with no bitterness," explained Dr. Varuzhan Abelyan, Chairman and Chief of Science & Technology.
Vitosa® is available in three different variants, having distinctive characteristics:
Vitosa® stevia sweeteners provide new opportunities for food and beverage manufacturers with: