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8th WSO World Congress on

Stevia Tasteful 2018

Science, Formulation & Extraction
Food & Beverages Formulation: The Subtle Balance

June 4-5, 2018 - Berlin, Germany


Among speakers and topics already confirmed:

What is going on Stevia production, where are we now?
Buhara Yücesan, Abant Izzet Baysal University, Turkey

Antioxidant properties of raw Stevia extracts and Astaxanthin in smoothies
Yaroslav Shevchenko, Lab director for Plant Propagation and Plant Production, WeGrow GmbH, Germany 

 



Day 1 - June 4, 2018

08:00 Registration

09:00 Opening Ceremony by Stevia Tasteful World Congress Chairmen

Session 1: Recent Advances on Stevia Sciences

Stevia and health 2018: what is new?
Strategic role of stevia to prevent diabetes, obesity and metabolic syndrome
Stevia and gut health

10:30 Coffee Break & Posters Session

Session 2: Stevia Formulation in Food & Beverages 

Formulation and application in food and beverage industry
Stevia stability
How to overcome after-taste concern?

12:30 Lunch Break & Posters Session 

Session 3: Cultivation, Extraction, Purification & Characterisation of Stevia

Cultivation to improve overall steviol glycoside content
Plant breeding and other technologies for high value steviol glycosides

Novel innovation in extraction and isolation
New methods in analytical studies

18:00 End of First Day

20:00 Stevia Tasteful 2018 Speakers Dinner


 

Day 2 - June 5, 2018

09:00 Opening of 2nd Day

Session 4: Stevia in Practice - Innovations & Technologies

The Scientific Committee invites academics and industrials to present their innovations in term of Stevia Finish Products Formulation 

Among Practical Cases:

  • Stevia After-Taste Reduction Strategies
  • Tips to blend stevia with sugar: critical point and balance
  • Stevia Encapsulation and micro-encapsulation
  • Stevia Formulation as sweetner

10:30 Coffee Break & Posters Session

12:30 Lunch Break & Posters Session

14:00 Short Oral Presentations upon Abstracts Submission

Session 5: Stevia 2018 - Strategic Discussion

Stevia and regulatory issues in 2018: Where are we now?
Stevia and marketing: How to use the Nutri-Score over the packaging?
Stevia business development: current status and future growth

15:30 Discussion - Questions/Answers with Attendees and Speakers 

16:00 Posters Presentations 

17:00 End of Stevia Congress 2018

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