What is stevia? with Carol May of Wisdom Natural Brands
It’s no secret that the market is full of different types of sweeteners. But am emerging sweetener is taking over the industry. In this episode of Just a Taste, we learn about the history of stevia, its chemical properties, and its relevance to sugar-related disease. Carol May, CEO/Chairman of Wisdom Natural Brands, which produces SweetLeaf Stevia, enlightens us on the efforts of her late husband James to bring stevia to the US. Additionally, Carol discusses the long, yet rewarding journey from developing stevia products with her husband out of their garage to, now 35 years later, seeing the wide distribution of SweetLeaf Stevia in over 30 countries.
Beyond the Shelf dives into the food and beverage industry with guests from all corners of the business including founders/CEO’s, marketers, chefs, dietitians, researchers, and other influencers. Topics range from trends in retail and production to expert tips on marketing to inspiring stories from growing companies, popular chefs, and much more! From ChefsBest – taste and quality experts in the food and beverage industry.