By Gloria Nzeka
Most know Stevia as a sweetener for their coffee or tea, but there is a complex agricultural operation behind the tiny packets.
Michigan State University just received a 3 million dollar grant to improve the taste of Stevia and help farmers produce it in the US.
Reporter Gloria Nzeka caught up with Ryan Warner, a professor in The Department of Horticulture at MSU, to talk about Stevia and the University’s research.
Listen to that interview here.