Novel Superfoods from Wood
Rasweet extracted from Birch.
Rasweet® SuperSweetener is the first patented and trademark registered innovation from KoivuBioTech. Rasweet® is a natural, organic sweetener with functional properties, isolated ecologically from Finnish Wood and forest industry side-streams. Rasweet® composition includes natural ingredients that have scientifically proven health promoting and weight controlling properties. Rasweet® can be widely used in beverages and foodstuffs, either as a sweetener or as an additive. Rasweet® also has uses in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.
We build our solution by closely listening to our partners, understanding their expectations and customize our offering to changing market needs. Get in touch today to learn more about us and the Rasweet® story!
Innovative Finnish Biotechnology
The company behind Rasweet® is KoivuBioTech, a Finnish biotechnology startup founded in 2019. "Koivu" is the Finnish word for Birch. KoivuBioTech provides and develops research based patented innovations to produce high value bioproducts sustainably from forest industry sidestreams. Currently KoivuBioTech is at startup phase, searching for funding, partnerships and networks for further business collaboration.
FROM SIDESTREAM TO MAINSTREAM
KoivuBioTech mission is to boost the biotechnical utilisation of forest industry sidestreams to provide a more versatile variety of sustainable plant ingredients for healthier mass products. KoivuBioTech works for the good of conscious consumers who call for more responsible, healthier options – and true actions for climate. #boostedcirculareconomy
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ARTICLE ON RASWEET® IN PAPERI JA PUU -MAGAZINE
November 1st 2021
Finnish Bioeconomy magazine Paperi ja Puu published article "Makeaa koivunkuoresta" (Sweet from birchbark) introducing Rasweet and its inventor, Sari Salminen. The article is written by Marjo Tiirikka.
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