Third Stevia Symposium of the European Stevia Association
Under the motto ‘Stevia in Europe’ the third Stevia symposium was held in Leuven, Belgium in early July 2009.

About this successful event a textbook with 179 pages has now been published.


Learn more about the book and about how to order it here.


Welcome to..

..the European Stevia Association (EUSTAS)

..a non-profit organisation. The main aims of this project are the promotion and coordination of all activities focussing on research and health in relation to Stevia rebaudiana and related compounds, to show that they are safe for the human consumption and to place a new application for Stevia rebaudiana as a sweetener against the Scientific Committee on Food of the European Commission.
The application for Stevia leaves as Novel Food was handed in to the SCF on July 2007. Read the summary of this application.

On September 26th 2007 we sent an application to EFSA for steviol glycosides as food additive. Read the summary of this application.

Read more about EUSTAS on... Who is EUSTAS?

Stevia rebaudiana BERTONI an incredibly sweet herb native to Paraguay. The sweeteners, steviosid and rebaudiosid A, extracted from the plants, are 300 times sweeter than sugar which are not metabolised and contain no calories.

read more about Stevia rebaudiana on.. What is Stevia?