Better Stevia Certified Organic Extract
Best pure stevia product
There are lots of stevias and "stevias" (stevia mixed with something else... read the small print even if it says "100% stevia" on the front of the label.) NOW brand is the best I have found... others have a metallic taste. I've used this for several years and don't use sugar at all. If you want to bake, comb the Internet for help or use the stevia mix that measures like sugar... just know it's not pure stevia.
September 23, 2014
this product is wonderful and super cheap. You can buy the smaller bottles for 3 times the price of this one pound barrel of Stevia. I mix it one teaspoon that equals one cup of sugar. We make sugar free dye free lemonade....mix 1/2 cup real lemon juice to 2 teaspoons Stevia to one gallon water and you have great lemonade.
May 5, 2014
I"ve tried other brands of so-called stevia, but they are all diluted with other ingredients that are unacceptable and that make the stevia less sweet [i.e. more money for THEIR pockets as you use more than you planned to get the sweetness you desired]. Once I found the NOW brand of stevia, I've never considered other choices. The addition of the organic line of the NOW stevia makes this the perfect choice! i always buy it in the 1# size since I essentially don't use sugar at all except infrequently for baking [and then some combo with the stevia]. Yes, I'd like to have a better price on the stevia - but Swanson has the best price I've found all across the web!
April 16, 2014
not all stevias are equal
from what I've tried, NOW Foods stevia is by far the best stevia on the market. For me there is no aftertaste just sweetness, I love it and buy it by the pound :). A pound even using it daily lasts a long time, I haven't checked but probably lasts me 10-12 months and I use a goodly amount it in tea, cereal, stir fries... a 1/4 teaspoon is like 5 servings.
December 30, 2013
Not as good as expected
I bought the product after Nunaturals changed its Nustevia formula. Unfortunately, NOW Stevia does NOT compare to the previous Nustevia! Both are free from Maltodextrin, but NOW Stevia is much weaker and requires about 3x as much for the same sweetness, and the bitter off-taste is much stronger. I'm gonna try KAL next.
December 26, 2013
The Best Stevia i have ever had! And i've had em' all!
December 25, 2013
Best quality and price. It's pure stevia the way it should be.
October 30, 2013
Great tasting stevia
And a good value too. I have found Now Foods Stevia to have no bitter aftertaste as can be said of other brands and to be a potent form of this sweetener.
August 15, 2013
Cost Effective Stevia
This is the most cost effective Stevia we've found. A little goes a long way.
I still think it is a little pricey, hence the 4 stars on that. But I haven't found a better value yet.
July 26, 2013
Biggest Bang for the Buck!
I love to put in about 1/4 teaspoon in replacement of 1/2 cup of sugar! No other non-calorie sweetener is allowed by my doctor except Stevia - for good reasons! If there is a bitter after taste, I know I've used too much, and cut back more the next time. This is amazing stuff!
July 8, 2013
the best stevia I've found
This is the best stevia I've found. I like the discounted large size, but the price has gone up recently. Wish it would come back down.
May 30, 2013
This is the best deal for stevia anywhere, period. Lasts a year for most people.
May 27, 2013
Very good product at a very good price.
April 24, 2013
I have started using stevia in everything I need to sweeten. This is a great tasting bulk stevia
March 22, 2013
Better Stevia is the best!
This is the purest stevia, recommended by our doctor. I use it in every food and drink that needs sweetening.
March 14, 2013
Very good pure stevia
This is the only pure stevia I've found - even at swanson. It has absolutely no additives. all you need is a little little bit, and it does the trick. very good value and quality for the money. Don't be afraid to buy.
March 1, 2013
Cost Effective Beyond Belief!
This is so cost effective beyond belief and once again Swanson's! I have tried several of the stevias NOW brand is one we love. We use stevia daily in everything just about. We would be in the poor house without deals like Swansons cost and Now Foods in this economy size give us.
March 1, 2013
We buy this one to refill our smaller Stevia containers. Very cost effective and the quality is great.
February 22, 2013
I think this product is excellent for the following reaons:
1) Sweet flavor is very neutral, no bitterness or other strong aftertaste.
2) Very powerful, just a bit can improve any kind of food that works well with sweetness. This is especially handy if you add no salt to your dish.
3) Best deal in terms of g per $ to my knowledge.
4) Since this is an extract, choosing organic is a must to make sure the extraction process does not concentrate pesticides.
If you do not use much, you may want to split the container in smaller ones to avoid clumping of stevia because of humidity.
February 14, 2013
The Sweet Life
My family's main beverage is a combination of green and herbal teas. I love the convenience of the large jar of Stevia we buy from Swanson. It allows easy measuring and assures my loved ones have a healthy alternative to soda and other artificially sweetened drinks. We love the non-bitter aspect of this Stevia. It's been a staple part of our eating plan for several years nowl
December 23, 2012
NOW Foods Better Stevia Certified Organic Extract
Excellent and cost per serving is very cheap.
June 21, 2012
Have tried several brands until I found NOW!!
Love, love,love this stevia! Have recommended to many already! Use very little (barely cover tip of a teaspoon), and you get the sweetness you desire with no after taste! I carry it with me in a miget plastic container. Use it for coffee, tea, homemade lemonade. Add vanilla and a little stevia to plain yogurt. Can add to recipes too!
March 26, 2012
A skeptic is converted!
I had all but given up hope on stevia...every brand I tried, even those rated to be so great at no aftertaste had that awful aftertaste to it anyway and just did not sweeten enough (I'm from the south...ya'll know what sweet tea is, right?) Anyway, my order arrrived and I just happened to have some coffee ready...and lo and behold, it did sweeten it enough without the aftertaste! Now, nothing beats real sugar for taste, but in this I have finally found an acceptable substitute that is so much better for my health. That tiny little scoop had me thinking I was going to use it up within a week, but this really seems to sweeten well enough that it should last me for a while...certainly enough to say that at Swanson's price, I found the sweetener for me! Just remember, with Stevia, slowly increase the amount you use until you get the level of sweet you want, because there is a magic line you cross and then it does taste "chemically".
March 23, 2012
I use Stevia in everything. Have your cake or anything else and eat it to. A little sprinkle goes a long, long, long, way. Because of the pleasure of enjoying sweet stuff without the guilt it's one of those ingredients that's worth it's weight in gold.
February 3, 2012
The purest form of Stevia with no additives such as Maltodextrin or other fillers found in most Stevias.
January 30, 2012