In The Raw - Stevia In The Raw Natural Sweetener - 50 Packets - 1.75 oz. (50g)
In The Raw - Stevia In The Raw Natural Sweetener is Mother Nature's answer to eating smarter. Made from the leaves of the stevia plant, Stevia In The Raw is a versatile, 100% natural, zero-calorie premium sweetener. Without added sugars and extra calories, Stevia In The Raw naturally sweetens food and drinks and is an excellent choice for baking and cooking.
The sweetest extract from these leaves has been isolated to provide the pure sweetening power without the licorice-like aftertaste that many of our predecessors exhibited. Because this extract is 300-400 times sweeter than sugar, they blend with dextrose, an all natural carbohydrate derived from corn, so that all you get with Stevia In The Raw is a delicious, sweet flavor without the extra calories.
Enjoy your sweet moments naturally with Stevia In The Raw, a 100% natural, zero-calorie sweetener. It's a natural extract from the sweet leaves of the stevia plant. The delicious flavor comes without any calories. So go on, sweeten a tea, hot or cold, sprinkle it on cereal. Bake and cook with it too. Whatever you do, just do it naturally with Stevia In The Raw.
The sweet delicious taste measures cup for cup, just like sugar. So go on, bake a pie, whip up a sauce. Cut the calories in all your favorite recipes.
FAQ About Stevia In The Raw
What is Stevia?
Zero-calorie, all-natural Stevia In The Raw is Mother Nature's answer to eating smarter. Made from the leaves of the stevia plant, Stevia In The Raw is a versatile, 100% natural, zero-calorie premium sweetener. Without added sugars and extra calories, Stevia In The Raw naturally sweetens food and drinks and is an excellent choice for baking and cooking.
What is Stevia In The Raw?
Stevia In The Raw is a zero-calorie, granulated sweetener made directly from the leafy green foliage of the stevia plant, a crop native to South America. Stevia In The Raw derives its sweetness from an extract (Rebiana or Reb-A) that is isolated and purified from the stevia plant leaves. The natural stevia extract is 300 to 400 times sweeter than sugar, which allows a small amount of Stevia In The Raw to provide a large sweetening effect.
How does Stevia In The Raw compare to sugar?
One packet of Stevia In The Raw is as sweet as two teaspoons of sugar. But unlike sugar, which has 16 calories and 4 grams carbohydrate per teaspoon, Stevia In The Raw has 0 calories* and less than 1 gram carbohydrate per packet.
*Fewer than 5 calories per serving is considered dietetically 'zero' by the FDA
How long have people been using stevia sweeteners?
The stevia plant is native to South America and has been used indigenously as a sweetener for over 400 years. Stevia is now grown and harvested in many countries around the world, predominantly in China and Brazil. Stevia is used as a food additive in many countries and is added to foods including ice cream, bread and soft drinks. It also has a long history of use as an approved dietary supplement.
Why is the product called "In The Raw"?
Stevia In The Raw is a 100% natural sweetener and the newest member of our all- natural "In The Raw" line of products. It does not use additional ingredients to change the naturally delicious flavor of the stevia extract and it has the highest Reb-A content of the branded stevia sweeteners available today. Stevia In The Raw's purity and wholesomeness make it the perfect zero-calorie complement to Sugar In The Raw.
What makes Stevia In The Raw different from other stevia sweeteners?
Unlike some of their competitors, Stevia In The Raw derives all its sweetness from the stevia extract. Other leading stevia brands include ingredients like erythritol and isomaltulose, which contribute additional sweetness to their products. The high purity level of our product (Stevia In The Raw has the highest Reb-A content of the branded stevia sweeteners available today) eliminates the need to "mask" any unappealing aftertaste that may be present in less pure stevia products.
Dextrose is listed as an ingredient on the Stevia In The Raw single serving packet and maltodextrin is listed on the bulk Baker's Bag. What are these?
Both dextrose and maltodextrin are natural carbohydrates derived from corn. Described as "bulking agents," they are used to dilute the very potent stevia sweetener to make it measurable for consumers.
Who manufactures Stevia In The Raw?
Stevia In The Raw is made by Cumberland Packing Corp., a family owned business based in Brooklyn, New York. The third generation company also manufactures Sugar In The Raw Natural Cane Turbinado Sugar.
Does Stevia In The Raw conduct animal testing?
No. Cumberland Packing Corp., the manufacturer and distributor of Stevia In The Raw, does not participate in any animals testing.
Is Stevia In The Raw safe?
Yes. Stevia In The Raw is 100% natural and safe. Stevia products currently on the market are "Generally Recognized As Safe" (GRAS). According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), to be GRAS there must be "a reasonable certainty in the minds of competent scientists that the substance is not harmful under its intended conditions of use." Stevia is recognized to be safe for the general population - including pregnant and breastfeeding women - and could not have been allowed in foods and beverages if a rigorous and thorough safety evaluation had not been demonstrated. In addition, stevia has a long history of use as an approved dietary supplement that proceeds its GRAS status as a food ingredient.
Is Stevia In The Raw recommended for people with diabetes?
Stevia In The Raw can help people with diabetes meet their dietary goals by reducing carbohydrate intake without sacrificing taste. Stevia In The Raw contains 1 gram of carbohydrate per serving and can be used in conjunction with food exchange programs. Please note that using Stevia In The Raw is not a substitute for a medically approved meal plan for people with diabetes and a health care professional should always be consulted before making any dietary changes.
Can Stevia In The Raw help me lose weight?
Stevia In The Raw is a simple substitution that reduces calories from added sugars in foods and beverages. Stevia In The Raw is a simple tool to help reduce calories and, when combined with a proper diet and regular physical activity, can result in weight loss. Substituting just 3 teaspoons of sugar a day with Stevia In The Raw cuts more than 300 calories per week, which can result in roughly a 4-pound weight loss over a year's time.
Is Stevia In The Raw truly "zero-calories?"
Stevia In The Raw contains fewer than 2 calories per packet. According to labeling regulations established by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, products containing fewer than 5 calories per serving must be labeled "zero." Stevia In The Raw Cup For Cup Baker's Bag product also contains less than 2 calories per 1 teaspoon-sized serving; there are 84 calories per cup.
Is Stevia In The Raw gluten-free?
Yes. Stevia In The Raw contains no gluten and is manufactured in a gluten-free facility. It is safe for consumption for people with Celiac Disease or gluten sensitivities.
Does Stevia In The Raw contain sodium?
Stevia In The Raw is sodium-free.
How can I use Stevia In The Raw?
Stevia In The Raw is ideal for tabletop use and dissolves easily in hot and cold beverages. One packet of Stevia In The Raw is equal in sweetness to two teaspoons of regular sugar.
Can Stevia In The Raw be substituted for sugar when cooking and baking?
Yes! The Stevia In The Raw Baker's Bag makes it easy to substitute high-calorie sugar with zerocalorie stevia in your favorite recipes. Because you can use the same measured volume, one cup of Stevia In The Raw is as sweet as one cup of sugar. For best results, experiment by first substituting half the sugar in a recipe with the equivalent amount of Stevia In The Raw.
What is the shelf life of Stevia In The Raw?
Stevia In The Raw has a shelf life of approximately four years when stored under cool and dry conditions. Exposure to high humidity and/or temperatures may result in caking, but the product is still safe to consume.
About In The Raw
The story of In The Raw is a simple one, but they like to think it's worth sharing. When In The Raw founder, Marvin Eisenstadt, joined his dad's Brooklyn sugar-packing business in 1956, natural food wasn't much of a buzzword yet. But before long, a local restaurant called Brownie's asked Marvin to help find a natural, less-processed sugar for their health-conscious customers. Marv jumped right on the idea, then to the tropics and back with a delicious Turbinado sugar. He named it Sugar In The Raw. Because that's exactly what it is.
Over the years, more and more people caught on to the wholesome alternative, but it wasn't until the late 1990's that the all-natural sweetening revolution really took off, and coffee houses put the little brown packets on every other street corner across America. Pretty lucky. Luckier still, people are always looking for more natural options these days. So Marv and his sons, Steven and Jeff, and son-in-law, Michael, introduced Stevia In The Raw. Agave In The Raw came next and then Monk Fruit In The Raw.
That's pretty much it, but there's plenty more on the horizon. If you want to find out more just give them a call. Or heck, stop by and say hello if you're in Brooklyn. They would love to meet you.