Irvine, CA – ChromaDex, Inc., (www.chromadex.com) the world leader in phytochemical reference standards and contract testing announces the release of Stevia leaf and extract contract testing for nine known Stevia compounds and HP-TLC identity testing.
Besides contract testing, a HPLC testing kit, which includes the reference standards, the HPLC column, and the HPLC testing method is available. The reference standards are also available for individual purchase.
“Recently, Stevia has become a force in the sweetener market as food giants Coca-Cola Co. and Cargill Inc. have jointly filed patents for a calorie free sweetener based on Stevia,” said ChromaDex Director if Technical Services and Marketing, Brian Schaneberg, PhD, “well characterized standards and an HPLC testing kit are now available through ChromaDex for testing in Stevia and its products”.
ChromaDex, Inc., a privately-held, Irvine, California based company, is a world leader in the development of Phytochemical and Botanical Reference Standards (www.chromadex.com). ChromaDex provides the dietary supplement, food, beverage, nutraceutical and cosmetic industries with the analytical tools, products, and services to meet the regulatory, quality, efficacy and safety standards for their products.