How is stevia leaf extract made? | Coca-Cola Australia

Once stevia leaves reach their peak sweetness, they are harvested and dried. The dried stevia leaves are soaked in water to unlock the best-tasting, sweet substance found in the leaf.  

This extract is then filtered, purified, dried and crystalised. The finished ingredient is a sweetener that can be used in combination with sweeteners like sugar and fruit juice to deliver great-tasting reduced, low, and no kilojoule beverages.

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