The sweetener industry continues to evolve more by consumption than invention. Just as sugar was transformed from a luxury item to a standard on the American table, and then made huge inroads into processed foods, new high-intensity sweeteners are carving out solid ground in the sweetener tool chest.
SweeGen announces successful commercialization of Bestevia™ Reb-M
February 27, 2017
Customer feedback on the product has been exceptional, which includes a major global beverage company that recently used SweeGen’s Bestevia™ Reb-M in its large-scale trial for one of its bottled beverages.
Prinova helps product developers take sugar reduction to the next level
February 1, 2017
Food and beverages manufacturers are under pressure to reduce product sugar content. And it’s no surprise, considering the World Health Organization’s endorsement of soft drink “sugar taxes” and FDA’s new Nutrition Facts labeling guidelines, which require product packaging to list all added sugars.
SPLENDA® Sucralose, the ingredient brand name for Tate & Lyle’s sucralose, is a no-calorie, high quality sweetener which is approximately 600 times sweeter than sugar
December 21, 2016
It has also been 16 years since Tate & Lyle’s sucralose production facility in McIntosh, Alabama, US, the world’s first commercial-scale sucralose production facility, began production in December 2000.
The leading sub-categories in 2015 with a diabetic positioning were sugar & sweeteners, accounting for 15% of product launches
December 19, 2016
There has been increasing focus on new product development in the sugar free, no added sugar and low sugar space, in order to garner interest from the wider demographic of health conscious consumers—not just diabetics or the obese.
Beneo uses HiE to emphasize sustainability, sugar reduction efforts
December 1, 2016
BENEO’s sustainable mind-set starts at the very beginning of the supply chain. It can be traced from its fields, farms and factories, to the substantiated consumer health benefits its ingredients provide.
Find out how you can meet today's sugar reduction challenges. As you work to fulfill both the scheduled FDA changes to the Nutrition Facts Label and consumer preferences, you will benefit from learning how to reduce, rebalance, or replace added sugars with label-friendly ingredients. Read More