As a leading company in sweeteners, French firm Tereos has offered its customers stevia extracts for over 10 years. In July 2021, the Group consolidated this ingredient’s position in its product range by announcing the signing of a strategic supply agreement with the Swiss firm Firmenich, the world leader in the fragrance and flavor business.
The combination of Tereos solutions and Firmenich’s range of stevia extracts will lead to innovative and appealing recipes for its customers.
And with improved nutritional profiles, these products will take advantage of market opportunities in line with consumer expectations.
As a sweetener, stevia meets expectations in terms of nutrition by allowing the sugar and calorie content of finished products to be reduced, and this trend is reflected in labeling systems such as the “Nutri-Score.” This rating scale translate the nutritional value of a product, going from A (very healthy) to E (rather unhealthy).