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FAQ

  1. What is Stevia?
  2. Is Pyure Stevia safe for diabetics?
  3. Where does Pyure Grow and Harvest Stevia?
  4. How is Pyure Organic Stevia Processed?
  5. Which Pyure Products Are Recommended For Diabetics?
  6. Why is Pyure Blended With Other Ingredients?
  7. What is Organic Erythritol?
  8. What Is Pyure’s Natural Flavor?
  9. Are All Of Pyure’s Products Kosher?
  10. Are Pyure’s Products Gluten Free?
  11. Which Pyure Products Are Zero Glycemic?
  12. Are Pyure’s Products Vegetarian/Vegan Friendly?
  13. Do You Have A Conversion Chart?
  14. Is Stevia Safe For Pregnant Or Nursing Mothers And Safe For Kids?
  15. Should Pyure Organic Liquid Stevia Be Refrigerated?
  16. Can Pyure Be Used For Cooking And Baking?
  17. Does Pyure’s Organic Liquid Stevia Packaging Contain BPA?
  18. Do Pyure Products Have An Aftertaste?
  19. Legal Disclaimer

What is Stevia?

Stevia is a species of herbs found in the sunflower family. Its origins trace back to tropical and subtropical regions from South America and parts of Asia. Stevia Rebaudiana, the sweetest stevia species, has been harvested for centuries for its sugar-like taste. In the early 1970′s, Japan began cultivating stevia in an effort to reduce consumption of cyclamate and saccharin, known carcinogens. Stevia received approval by the FDA as a food additive in the United States in 2008 and has received GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) designation. At maturity, the shrub grows to about three feet tall.

Is Pyure Stevia safe for diabetics?

Stevia is widely used as a sweetener around the world and has no effect on either blood sugar levels or glucose response making it safe for diabetics.

Where does Pyure Grow and Harvest Stevia?

Over 90% of the stevia grown worldwide, is grown in China. Pyure sources stevia and erythritol from USDA Organic Certified and non-GMO Project Verified crops. Pyure routinely conducts audits via facility visits where suppliers, ingredients and protocols are examined. Pyure received SQF (Safe Quality Food) level 3 Certification, the highest possible designation to ensure safety, quality and ethical sourcing that you can trust.

All of Pyure’s retail products are manufactured and packaged in the United States.

How is Pyure Organic Stevia Processed?

Pyure Stevia leaves are harvested from USDA Organic Certified and Non-GMO Project Verified crops, dried and then steeped in water, similar to steeping of tea. The liquid is filtered and separated from the plant material, then the extract is purified and dried to obtain high purity stevia leaf extract.

Most of Pyure’s Organic Sweeteners are zero-glycemic, and recommended for diabetics! Namely:

We recommend that you consult your physician before making any changes to your diet.

Why is Pyure Blended With Other Ingredients?

Due to the intense sweetness of Reb A (250 to 350 times the sweetness of sugar), only a small amount of stevia is needed. To combat the airborne nature of stevia extract, we blend Organic Stevia with other diabetic-friendly, low glycemic sweeteners like Organic Erythritol and Organic Agave Inulin Fiber. These ingredients when paired together balance out the bitter flavors associated with stevia, while making the product more user-friendly when substituting stevia for sugar in recipes.

What is Organic Erythritol?

Pyure Organic Erythritol is a sugar-alcohol that is derived from Non-GMO corn through the process of fermentation. Organic Erythritol is non-nutritive (meaning it provides no nutritional benefits) and digests very quickly through the body, leaving little to no effects on blood sugar levels. Organic Erythritol is found naturally in many foods and beverages like grapes, pears, mushrooms, wine and yogurt.

Pyure was the first-to-market with USDA Certified Organic and Non-GMO Project Verified Erythritol. Pyure conducts DNA testing throughout the supply chain to verify that only non-GMO corn is used in the production of Pyure Organic Erythritol.

What Is Pyure’s Natural Flavor?

Natural Flavors are proprietary blends of botanicals that are found in nature. Pyure uses natural flavors derived from citrus, fruits, vegetables, herbs, spices and other plant sources to deliver the sweet and balanced flavors found in our products. Certified Organic products like ours are subject to specific regulations and cannot contain ingredients that include synthetic solvents and preservatives and cannot be sourced from genetically engineered crops. Pyure’s natural flavors are all USDA Organic Certified and/or Compliant and are free from MSG, aspartame, sucralose, dextrose, saccharin, added sugars, soy, and are completely vegan.

Looking for an option that doesn’t include “Natural Flavors”? We recommend trying our single ingredient stevia extract : Pyure Organic Stevia Extract.

Are All Of Pyure’s Products Kosher?

Yes, all of Pyure’s Organic Stevia Products are certified Kosher by Orthodox Union (OU).

Are Pyure’s Products Gluten Free?

Yes, all of Pyure’s Stevia products are Gluten-Free.

Which Pyure Products Are Zero Glycemic?

Most of Pyure’s Organic Sweeteners are zero-glycemic, and safe for diabetics! Namely:

We recommend that you consult your doctor before making any changes to your diet.

Are Pyure’s Products Vegetarian/Vegan Friendly?

Yes, all of Pyure’s products are vegetarian and vegan friendly as there are no animal products in the ingredients.

Do You Have A Conversion Chart?

Check out our easy to use Conversion Chart to help with measurements and substitutions.

Note: When using Pyure Organic Sweetener products you may need to make adjustments to your recipe to account for the loss of mass associated with the reduction of sugar.

Is Stevia Safe For Pregnant Or Nursing Mothers And Safe For Kids?

The FDA considers stevia safe during pregnancy and has awarded Rebaudioside A, the sweetest component of the stevia leaf, GRAS Approval.

The World Health Organization (WHO) along with multiple global regulatory organizations have determined that high purity stevia extract is safe for consumption by the general population including children when used in moderation. Stevia has a low acute toxicity, with no reported allergic reactions.

Pyure sweeteners play an important role in decreasing calories and sugar in-take in many foods and beverages for you and your families’ diets. Pyure sweetens hundreds of products from protein bars to nutritious beverages, helping children choose healthy snacks that taste great.

Should Pyure Organic Liquid Stevia Be Refrigerated?

Pyure Organic Liquid Stevia is excellent to throw in your purse for on-the-go use, however for best results it is recommended that they be refrigerated in between uses.

Can Pyure Be Used For Cooking And Baking?

From table-top sweeteners, to liquids, extracts and bulk stevia blends, all Pyure products are excellent for cooking or baking your favorite sugar-reduced recipes. You can substitute Pyure Organic Sweeteners for all or part of the sugar your recipes call for. Use our easy to use conversion chart to help with the substitutions.

You can find our conversion chart below

Note: When using Pyure Organic Sweetener products you may need to make adjustments to your recipe to account for the loss of mass associated with the reduction of sugar.

Does Pyure’s Organic Liquid Stevia Packaging Contain BPA?

No, Pyure’s Organic Liquid Stevia packaging is not made out of materials containing BPA.

Do Pyure Products Have An Aftertaste?

Not all stevia is created equal. Pyure has been highly rated as one of the best tasting stevia sweeteners. Each stevia company has a unique way of extracting and blending which can lead to an unfavorable flavor profile or bitterness. Pyure extracts the sweetest part of the stevia leaf (Reb A) every time, ensuring the same great taste you have grown to love in all our products. Blended with organic and non-gmo sweeteners, Pyure balances out any bitterness typically associated with stevia. 

*The information provided on this site is not intended to substitute for professional medical advice and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease or ailment. Always seek the advice of your physician or health care provider with any questions you have in regards to a medical condition.

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