Stevia Rebaudiana Bertoni

Tastestevia

Holistic approach along the production cycle of Stevia Rebaudiana plant cultivated in Greece, via combined application of innovative methods of Precision Agriculture and bitter aftertaste removal techniques.

Concept

Project Implementation Methodology

Concept

The project will be carried out in 6 Work Packages (WP) dealing with stevia plant cultivation, glycosides isolation, removal of bitter aftertaste and development of new or improved food products using steviol glycosides.

  • WP1
    WP1
    Maximization of glycosides in stevia leaves through precision farming.
  • WP2
    WP2
    Recovery / isolation of glycosides by green extraction methods-Characterization of glycosides.
  • WP3
    WP3
    Optimization of organoleptic characteristics of stevia sweetener with techniques for the removal/cover of bitter aftertaste.
  • WP4
    WP4
    Utilization of improved steviol glycosides in the development of food products.
  • WP5
    WP5
    Assessment of Stevia Extracts Biological Activity.
  • WP6
    WP6
    Life Cycle Assessment - Techno-economic Analysis, Dissemination of results.
«RESEARCH – CREATE - INNOVATE»

Disclaimer

Co‐financed by the European Regional Development Fund of the European Union and Greek national funds through the Operational Program Competitiveness, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, under the call RESEARCH – CREATE – INNOVATE (project code: Τ1EDK-00235).