It is white to off-white powder or granules with cool flavor which is about 250 times as sweet as cane sugar with slight bitter aftertaste in high concentration conditions. The sweetness can stay longer in the mouth and not easy to disappear. The melting point is 196°C-198°C . Stevioside is able to endure in high temperature, and more stable in acidic and alkaline solution (PH5-7). It also can be easily dissolved in ethanol. It belongs to nonfermented products so it can be widely used in the food which is difficult to sterilize by heating and would keep white without any Maillard brown reaction. It’s much closer to cane sugar compared with the other natural sweeteners, while the drawbacks are the large molecular weight and poor permeability.
As a non-calorie sweetener for food, it contributes to low the blood pressure, and cure the acid stomach etc.
It also can be used as a kind of sweeting agent for liquorice or cane sugar.
Shaanxi Sciphar Biotechnology Co., Ltd. and Shaanxi Sciphar Hi-tech Industry Co., Ltd. ("Sciphar") is a complementary technology and management of high-tech enterprise, the company is a global health industry manufacturers and suppliers of raw materials. Company specializes in functional food, nutritional supplements, health products, cosmetics, pharmaceutical and feed industries to provide quality, stability and security of active substances. The company spirit of "honesty, innovation first, practical-based" business philosophy, effective and practical management team in the development of the company to lay a solid foundation and also gradually create "Sciphar" as a brand for the industry leader.
The headquarter is located in Xi'an High-tech Zone CBD core, Sciphar R & D center and Sciphar testing center are situated in National biomedical incubator in Xi'an High-tech Zone R & D Gazelle Valley. Relying on self-cultivation and the introduction of domestic and overseas high-tech talent, as well as a number of research institutions in close co-operation, we have formed extraction, isolation, synthesis, fermentation, pharmaceutical , functional food chemistry, nutrition, biology, engineering and management science and other fields multidisciplinary, comprehensive, high-level technology and management elite team. Teamwork is our way of life, good employees are our most important asset, healthy, happy, determined to forge ahead is the core of our culture.
We have advanced extraction, isolation, purification, synthesis, fermentation equipment and technology with rich production experience and strict quality control system, and we have built a perfect sale service system, products are exported to Europe, North and South America, the Middle East and Asia Pacific and other five continents and scale the forefront in the nation, won good international reputation.
Sciphar, as one of the global health industry leader of raw materials for functional food, nutritional supplements, health products, cosmetics, pharmaceutical and feed industries, its name is a perfect combination of Science and Pharmaceuticals, which symbolized Sciphar Value: To make pharmaceuticals in scientific way!
Established in 2006, there are at present four companies under SCIPHAR name: