Stevita Breeze: Fruit Flavored Stevia

Stevita Breeze: Fruit Flavored Stevia

Stevita Breeze is part of a line of stevia-based products produced by the Stevita Company. In addition to various “straight” stevia extracts, the company produces flavored versions, in both liquid and dry/powder form. “Breeze” comes in both 2.8 oz jars, as well as on-the-go stick packets, which are pre-measured for a 16 oz bottle or glass of water.

Manufacturer’s Description: We use only natural flavors and natural colors to be added to our at least 95% pure Stevita extract. Available in boxes with 15 individual stick packets ( on-the-go packets) pre-measured for a 16 oz. glass or bottle of water. Also available in 2.8 oz jars. They come in Lime, Cherry, Grape, Orange and Strawberry flavors. With no calories, no carbs and zero glycemic, they are delicious healthy alternatives . JUST ADD TO WATER, OR ANY OTHER PRODUCT AND ENJOY!!!!

Product Label:

Serving Size 1 packet, 1.8g (.006oz)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 0
Total Carbohydrates 0 g
Sugar 0 g
Vitamin C 72mg
Stevia Rebaudiana Bertoni extract (leaves) 270mg

Other ingredients: Erythritol (made from fruits, grains and vegetables), Citric Acid, Fumaric Acid, Tartaric Acid, Natural Flavors, Natural Colors

Comments: I received a sample stick pack of the Strawberry flavored Breeze Singles at an industry trade show. As per instructions, I added it to a 16 oz glass of water. It took a little extra effort to get it completely dissolved: several small clumps of powder formed on the surface that had to be broken up. But eventually, most of it went in (there were some crystals that stubbornly refused to dissolve).

The resulting beverage was clear, with a pale pink tint, and an appropriately sweet-tart flavor. It tasted much like your typical strawberry-flavored food product…the flavor was reminiscent of strawberry Jello (not my favorite flavor, but not bad either). Stevia normally has a sort of anise-like aftertaste, but this was not particularly noticeable, perhaps due to the purity of the extract (Stevita stevia extract consists of 95% steviosides).

Basically, Breeze is a “Crystal Light” clone – with the exception that it’s naturally-sweetened with stevia. People wanting to avoid artificial sweeteners would like this product. The online price isn’t bad, either: a 15-serving stick pack sells for as low as $6.49 US.

Taste:4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Quality:4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)
Efficacy:5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Value:3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)
Average:4.3 out of 5 stars (4.3 / 5)

Author: elissa

Elissa is a former research associate with the University of California at Davis, and the author/co-author of over a dozen articles published in scientific journals. Currently a freelance writer and researcher, Elissa brings her multidisciplinary education and training to her writing on nutrition and supplements.

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