San Antonio, TX. Stevia extract, obtained from the leaves of the plant species Stevia rebaudiana, has been used for centuries by the Guaraní people from Brazil and Paraguay, to sweeten their local mate tea and as medicine. The stevia plant is a tender perennial that

San Antonio, TX. According to the Global Stevia Institute (GSI), leading health and nutrition organizations around the world have stated that stevia extract is as a safe, acceptable option to reduce calories in foods and beverages and help manage weight.   Stevia extract is obtained from the leaves of

San Antonio, TX, Stevia extract is a zero-calorie sweetener of natural origin based on the Stevia rebaudiana plant, native to South America. Its leaves are naturally sweet. In fact, the indigenous people chew them for their sweet taste and use them to naturally sweeten beverages. The Global Stevia Institute says