Online PR News – March 12-2011- It was announced that Stevia, a natural calorie free sweetener that was initially approved to be used in foods in France back in 2008,  has been granted the first international certification for safety. This certification could have significant impact on the future sales of Stevia. More and more people are interested in finding healthy, natural sweeteners like Stevia.

The international certification that Stevia was granted bodes well for expectations of a higher production of Stevia from China.  China is currently the biggest producer of Stevia in the world.