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  • n. A sweet-tasting protein extracted from the West African fruit of Pentadiplandra brazzeana.


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  • In the absence of miracle-fruit research, scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have patented brazzein, a sweetener found in yet another West African fruit, the ballion.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • Stevia is known for a licorice-like aftertaste, and while the new purified version is much better, it still bears an aftertaste, said Loren Miles, chief executive of Natur Research Ingredients Inc., a company promoting a competing sweetener made from brazzein, a West African fruit.

    Beverage Wars Take On New Flavor


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