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Pure Via

  1. What is Pure Via?
  2. What are the ingredients in Pure Via?
  3. What is stevia?
  4. What is Reb A?
  5. Is Reb A natural?
  6. How is the natural sweetness of Reb A unlocked from the stevia leaf?
  7. What is dextrose?
  8. How does the sweetness of Pure Via compare to sugar?
  9. What makes Pure Via better than other stevia-based sweeteners?
  10. How is Pure Via different from its competitors?
  11. Does research support the safe use of Pure Via?
  12. Can Pure Via be used by people with diabetes?
  13. How can Pure Via help with weight management?
  14. Is Pure Via Kosher?
  15. Are there any known allergies to Pure Via?
  16. Is Pure Via gluten-free?
  17. Can you cook and bake with Pure Via?

 

Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend

  1. What is Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend?
  2. What are the ingredients in Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend?
  3. What is turbinado sugar?
  4. Why was turbinado raw cane sugar chosen for this product?
  5. Is turbinado sugar the same as brown sugar?
  6. What is Reb A (stevia extract)?
  7. How many calories are in a packet of Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend?
  8. How many carbohydrates are in a packet of Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend?
  9. How sweet is each packet of Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend?
  10. Is Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend gluten free?
  11. Is Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend kosher?
  12. How many packets are in each carton of Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend?
  13. What is the weight of the bulk product of Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend?
  14. What is the sweetness equivalence to sugar in the bulk product?
  15. Why does the packaging say half the calories of sugar, yet each packet or ½ teaspoon of Bulk Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend has 5 calories verses 15 calories for a teaspoon of sugar?
  16. How is Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend different than Pure Via sweetener?
  17. Is the Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend carton recyclable?
  18. Is the Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend bag recyclable?
  19. Can Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend be used in cooking and baking?
  20. Are recipes available for Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend?
  21. Can I purchase Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend on the Internet?
  22. Who do I contact with questions about Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend?
What is Pure Via?

Pure Via is an all natural, zero calorie sweetener derived from stevia, a plant native to South America. Its main sweetening ingredient is Reb A, a high-purity extract of the sweetest part of the stevia plant.

Use it just like sugar to sweeten hot and cold drinks and sprinkle on cereal and fruit.

What are the ingredients in Pure Via?

The main sweetening ingredient in Pure Via is all natural Reb A. It is blended with dextrose (a natural carbohydrate found in fruits, honey and grains) and natural flavors to create a sweetener with a clean, crisp taste.

What is stevia?

Stevia, a member of the Chrysanthemum family, has been used as a natural sweetener in South America for hundreds of years. Today stevia is used to sweeten foods and beverages in countries throughout the world.

What is Reb A?

Reb A is the main sweetening ingredient in Pure Via. It is a high-purity extract of the sweetest part of the stevia plant. Because of the high purity level of Reb A and the blend of other natural ingredients used, Pure Via has a clean, sweet taste, without the bitter aftertaste often associated with other stevia products.

Is Reb A natural?

Yes, Reb A is a natural component of the stevia plant. Reb A is non-synthetic (not produced by a chemical reaction) and nothing about Reb A is chemically or structurally altered when it is extracted from the stevia plant. Pure Via is not artificially processed, contains only natural flavors, and has no preservatives.

How is the natural sweetness of Reb A unlocked from the stevia leaf?

Reb A is the sweetest part of the stevia leaf. After the leaves have been dried and milled, they are steeped in fresh water, in a method similar to brewing tea, to unlock Reb A. It is then purified further and blended with other natural ingredients which help give Pure Via its delicious sweet taste.

What is dextrose?

Dextrose is a natural carbohydrate used as an ingredient that provides bulk for the tabletop form of Pure Via. Bulking agents are ingredients that increase the bulk and contribute to the texture of a food. Dextrose is naturally found in fruits, honey and grains.

How does the sweetness of Pure Via compare to sugar?

Pure Via’s sweetness intensity is similar to that of sugar. Each packet of Pure Via is equivalent to 2 teaspoons of sugar. Pure Via is a natural alternative to sugar and can be enjoyed by anyone who wants the indulgent taste of sugar without all the calories.

What makes Pure Via better than other stevia-based sweeteners?

Pure Via is made from Reb A, the sweetest and best tasting extract of the stevia plant. Some stevia sweeteners are made from crude extracts which are less pure and have a very bitter aftertaste. The natural blend of ingredients in Pure Via makes the sweet flavor very enjoyable.

How is Pure Via different from its competitors?

Pure Via is derived from stevia, a plant native to South America. What’s special about Pure Via is it is made of Reb A, a high-purity extract of the sweetest part of the stevia plant. Pure Via is not artificially processed, contains only natural flavors and has no preservatives or colors added, and all of its ingredients are certified non-genetically modified.

Does research support the safe use of Pure Via?

Yes. An extensive library of more than 85 studies exists for Reb A and other components of the stevia plant which supports Reb A’s use in tabletop sweeteners and other products. Additionally, the other ingredients, which provide the bulk of Pure Via, are also safe for this use.

Can Pure Via be used by people with diabetes?

With zero calories and just one gram of carbohydrate per serving, Pure Via is suitable for people with diabetes. Pure Via offers people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes greater variety and flexibility in budgeting total carbohydrate intake.

How can Pure Via help with weight management?

As a zero calorie, natural sugar alternative, Pure Via can help reduce or replace the calories in foods and beverages. Consuming beverages and foods with Pure Via instead of sugar, along with regular physical activity, can help people achieve their weight management goals.

Is Pure Via Kosher?

Pure Via is certified Kosher (parve) by OU (Orthodox Union Kosher). OU Kosher is the world’s largest and most widely recognized Kosher certification agency, certifying more than 500,000 products in over 6,000 plants located in 80 countries around the world.

Are there any known allergies to Pure Via?

There are no known allergies to the ingredients in Pure Via.

Is Pure Via gluten-free?

Yes. Pure Via does not contain wheat, barley, rye or oats.

Can you cook and bake with Pure Via?

Yes. See our recipe section for a variety of great tasting recipes. Pure Via is best in recipes where sugar is used primarily to sweeten.

What is Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend?

Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend is an all natural sweetener made from turbinado sugar and the pure, sweet extract of the stevia plant.

What are the ingredients in Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend?

The ingredients in Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend are Turbinado Sugar and Reb A (Stevia Extract).

What is turbinado sugar?

Turbinado sugar is a sugar cane-based minimally processed and refined sugar. It’s medium brown in color and has large crystals. It is called turbinado sugar for the “turbines” or centrifuges in which it is spun. Turbinado comes from the first pressing of the sugar cane. It retains some of the molasses flavor, which is a natural byproduct of the sugar process.

Turbinado sugar contains more moisture than regular white or brown sugars, which can be beneficial in things like cookies and muffins.

Why was turbinado raw cane sugar chosen for this product?

Consumers have told us they are looking for a natural alternative to white sugar. Turbinado is “not as processed” as white sugar. The crunchy, golden crystals along with all natural stevia sweetener combine for a delicious sweetness intensity similar to sugar.

Is turbinado sugar the same as brown sugar?

Turbinado sugar is not the same as brown sugar. Brown sugar is refined sugar with molasses added. Dark brown verses light brown sugar is simply a function of how much molasses has been added.

While the flavor may differ slightly, the sweetening ability and sugar content of turbinado sugar is essentially identical to commercial brown sugar. This type of natural brown sugar is typically paler and dryer than what is normally sold as brown sugar, and has larger crystals.

What is Reb A (stevia extract)?

Reb A is a high purity extract of the sweetest component of the stevia plant. The purity level of Reb A ensures a clean sweet taste.

Reb A is a great-tasting, all natural zero-calorie sweetener. Reb A is a pure extract of the stevia plant. Reb A is 200 times sweeter than sugar and is the sweetest extract of the stevia leaf.

How many calories are in a packet of Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend?

There are 5 calories in a packet of Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend. (Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend is not labeled as a zero calorie sweetener.)

How many carbohydrates are in a packet of Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend?

Each packet of Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend contains approximately 2 grams of carbohydrate (1.7grams).

How sweet is each packet of Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend?

Each packet of Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend sweetens like one teaspoon of sugar.

Is Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend gluten free?

Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend is appropriate for individuals following a gluten free lifestyle.

Is Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend kosher?

Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend is certified kosher (parve) by OU (Orthodox Union Kosher). OU Kosher is the world’s largest and most widely recognized kosher certification agency, certifying more than 500,000 products in over 6,000 plants located in 80 countries around the world.

How many packets are in each carton of Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend?

Each 6 oz. carton contains 100 packets of Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend.

What is the weight of the bulk product of Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend?

The weight of the easy re-sealable bag is 1.5 LB.

What is the sweetness equivalence to sugar in the bulk product?

Each ½ teaspoon (1.7g) of bulk Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend sweetens like one teaspoon of sugar.

Why does the packaging say half the calories of sugar, yet each packet or ½ teaspoon of Bulk Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend has 5 calories verses 15 calories for a teaspoon of sugar?

Per nutrition labeling guidelines, the calories have been rounded.

How is Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend different than Pure Via sweetener?

Both tabletop sweeteners use Reb A (stevia extract) as a sweetening ingredient. The other ingredients in Pure Via are dextrose and natural flavors, while Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend contains turbinado sugar in addition to the Reb A (stevia extract).

Is the Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend carton recyclable?

The Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend carton is made from 100% recycled paperboard and is recyclable.

Is the Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend bag recyclable?

Yes. The bulk Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend product is packaged in a recyclable HDPE bag. This is the first recyclable stand-up bag that is predominantly HDPE resulting in a Resin Identification Code Number 2 and HDPE+, as well as the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) plastic bag with means it is approved for post-consumer recycling with plastic shopping bags.

Can Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend be used in cooking and baking?

Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend can be used in a variety of recipes. Visit www.purevia.com for delicious recipes developed in the Pure Via test kitchen.

Recipes that call for turbinado sugar tend to use it as a replacement for traditional brown sugar. It contains more moisture than regular white or brown sugars, which can be beneficial in baking foods like cookies and muffins. In contrast, one should not replace table sugar with turbinado in recipes that already have several ingredients providing moisture, to avoid making the end product soggy.

Turbinado sugar is the ultimate topping for cakes, cookies, muffins, crumbles and pies.

Are recipes available for Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend?

Recipes developed in the Pure Via test kitchen are available on www.purevia.com.

Can I purchase Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend on the Internet?

Yes, Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend can be purchased online by visiting www.mybrands.com.

Who do I contact with questions about Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend?

For questions about Pure Via Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar and Stevia blend call 1-800-824-2334.