19/07/2021 | Ingredients

Tereos and Firmenich collaborate on stevia extracts sourcing agreement

Tereos has inked a strategic sourcing agreement with Swiss flavour house Firmenich for stevia extracts. The move will allow the company to offer its customers traceable stevia-based sweetening solutions worldwide. According to Tereos, the new agreement with Firmenich is crucial to the sweeteners industry so that Tereos can “build on unparalleled expertise in taste and further accelerate its innovation in sugar reduction.”

Stevia extract is one of several options that Tereos has been offering to meet customers’ sweetening needs. The company’s product portfolio includes sweetness options, bulking agents, fibres and proteins, which add up to a complete set of solutions supported by proven reformulation expertise. By combining Tereos’ solutions with Firmenich’s range of stevia extracts and building on high expertise in taste, this agreement further accelerates Tereos’ innovation in sugar reduction.