A leading distributor of high-quality ingredients has just inked an exclusive distribution agreement with the worldwide leader of high-intensity sweeteners. Premium Ingredients Group will be the sole distributor in the U.S. and Canada of aspartame from the NutraSweet Company, under the brand name NutraSweet®, the top-selling low-calorie sweetener. 200 times sweeter than sugar, NutraSweet is used in a wide variety of foods and beverages to add sweetness without the added bulk and calories of cane sugar. Premium Ingredients Group, Mary A. Labriola, 630-868-0300, mary.labriola@premiumingredients.com, www.premiumingredients.com