RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., April 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- SweeGen, a nature-based sweetener company announced today that its non-GMO Reb M and Reb D stevia leaf sweeteners are now approved for sale in Peru. The General Directorate of Environmental Health (DIGESA) issued a letter on March 20, 2018 confirming approval of the two next generation stevia sweeteners.
This followed a review of the composition and manufacturing process of SweeGen's non-GMO Reb M and Reb D stevia leaf sweeteners, with documentation submitted to the organization last year.
Both non-GMO Reb M and Reb D stevia leaf sweeteners bring a clean sweetness from the stevia leaf, a great sugar-like taste and no bitter aftertaste. They can be used in a variety of applications such as beverages, dairy, bakery, table-top sweeteners, and confectionary, as well as nutritional food and beverages.
"We are excited to introduce both of our non-GMO Reb M and Reb D stevia leaf sweeteners to food and beverage manufacturers in Peru," said Katharina Pueller, director, natural sweetener business of SweeGen. "Consumer demand for zero- and reduced sugar products is on the rise globally, and our non-GMO stevia leaf sweeteners provide a solution that helps reduce sugar without sacrificing taste."
SweeGen (OTC: SWEE) is dedicated to the development, production and distribution of non-caloric sweeteners for the food, beverage and flavor industries. SweeGen's robust product pipeline, intellectual property portfolio, dedicated manufacturing capacity and R&D provide the company its foundation for innovation and delivery of high-quality sweeteners. For more information, please contact [email protected] or visit SweeGen's website www.sweegen.com.
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