Cargill’s stevia leaf extract research program published in Food and Chemical Technology.
FDA issued no-objection letter affirming and supporting the safety of Truvía® stevia leaf extract (rebaudioside A). Official, Truvía® stevia leaf extract has Generally Recognised as Safe (GRAS).
Truvía® natural sweetener was launched and widely available in retail in the United States. Coca-Cola introduced Sprite Green®, sweetened with Truvía® stevia leaf extract.
French national approval granted for the use of rebaudioside A in food and beverages for up to two years published in the Official Journal of France.
European Food Safety Authority published Scientific Opinion confirming that steviol glycosides, sweeteners extracted from the stevia plant, are safe for use in foods and beverages.
Coca-Cola launched Fanta Still®, the first Coca-Cola product in France sweetened with Truvía® stevia leaf extract.
Truvía® calorie-free sweetener launched in France.
Regulatory Approval of steviol glycosides in the European Union.
Stevia-based products are launched in Europe.