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Stevia glycosides History The sweet-tasting leaves were discovered long ago by the inhabitants of Paraguay and Brazil. Synthesis Steviol glycosides are glycosides occurring in the leaves of the Stevia Rebaudiana, a plant native to Latin America. Stevioside, which makes up 7% of the content of the dried leaves, is isolated through water or a mixture of water and alcohol and then purified. Sensoric features/sweetening power liquorice aftertaste 100-150-times

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