Welcome to Stevia Tasteful 2019

Gerd Birkenmeier

Dear Colleagues,

As President of the World Stevia Organisation (WSO), it is a pleasure to announce the 9th WSO World Congress on Stevia, which will be held in Amsterdam on October 17-18, 2019.

During the World WSO Stevia convention on Stevia which will be  held in Amsterdam on October 17-18, 2019, a Special session will be dedicated to "Fast food control of stevia products including in-situ effect-directed evaluation".

Gertrud Morlock Stevia Convention 2019Prof. Gertrud Morlock from Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany will chair this session.
Benno Zimmermann Stevia Convention 2019Prof. Benno Zimmermann from University of Bonn, Germany will talk about "Stevia Evaluation and caracterization: Recent advances and strategies"

The Results for the “Best Stevia Product/Extract 2018”:

Stevia Best Taste Award 2018 1

WSO Best Taste Award to SweetLeaf


WSO Best Taste Award to Sweegen


WSO Best Taste Award to SweetLeaf
During Stevia Tasteful Convention 2018, attendees had the opportunity to taste some products made with Stevia. After their votes and also after an evaluation by taste experts (Tea & Coffee Tasters, Oenologists, Gastronomic Experts, Cookers, Food & Beverage Expert), the Stevia Tasteful Awards 2018 were delivered:


Prof. Gertrud Morlock 2Prof. Gertrud Morlock from Justus Liebig University, Germany gave a major strategic presentation about HPTLC analysis of steviol glycosides and (iso)steviol in Stevia products during the 8th WSO Convention on Stevia: Stevia Tasteful 2018.

At the end of the convention, her presentation was awarded by the first price of the "Father of Stevia Award 2018", awarded by Wisdom Brand Natural.


WSO Cover 2018 newThe 8th World WSO Convention on Stevia Tasteful will be organized in Berlin in June 4-5, 2018.

The scientific committee published the final agenda, that you can download here.

Two new important sessions are organized on the second day: Stevia Tasting & Stevia Speed Collaboration.


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