Life Sciences & Biotechnology


Low Calorie Natural Sweetener: Monk fruit (Siraitia grosvenorii)


Life Sciences & Biotechnology

Focus Area:

Natural Sweetener

Social Benefits:

CSIR-IHBT, Palampur has introduced seed of monk fruit from China through ICAR-NBPGR, New Delhi (Import Permit No.168/2017) , Quality planting material , Agronomic practices , Post-harvest management

Developing Agency:

CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (IHBT), Himachal Pradesh

Technology Readiness Index:

Market Launch

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Brief Description

Description :

The global monk fruit sugar market is expected to reach USD 379 million and register a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.5% by 2026.

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