While we wait for the silver bullet that delivers a perfect replication of a sugar-like experience without the negative impact to a myriad of biological processes, Imbibe predicts that usage of natural, non-nutritive sweeteners will soar.
To claim that flavorants used in baked goods are a secondary concern in batch production would be inaccurate. Yet the focus on the flours, texturants, fats, and leavenings in discussions of bakery production seems to overwhelm all other ingredients. Yet ingredients such as malted grain syrups, cinnamon, chocolate, fruits, vanilla, spices and even flavored salts and soy sauce are what bring baked goods to life.
New yogurt is lactose-free, full of flavor, and developed for health-conscious consumers
June 15, 2021
To create Chobani® Zero Sugar*, Chobani starts with a milk that's been filtered to reduce naturally occurring sugar. From there, Chobani uses natural fermentation methods that allow yogurt cultures to consume the remaining sugar. Chobani then adds natural, non-GMO sweeteners with tastes like monk fruit and allulose.
Consumers are studying nutrition and ingredient labels more than ever before. While more than half look for calories, many are specifically zeroing in on added sugars, total sugars, and total carbohydrates.
The rapidly expanding array of sweetener options merits a look at the best uses, applications, and formats whether considering them solely for flavor and performance or with an eye on reduction of nutritive sugars. Among the nutritive sweetener, trending sources include syrups from maple, sorghum, corn, and malted grains.
March is National Nutrition Month, yet I can’t help but think of the meme currently circulating: “Welcome to the One-Year Anniversary of the Two-Week Lockdown!” The past year has been a mixed blessing, especially when it comes to health and nutrition.
Ringing in the New Year is a time for reflection and re-evaluation of life choices. Many consumers start by setting goals for self-improvement to make the coming year better than the last. After a tremulous 2020, improving overall health and wellness is at the top of the list.
Batory Foods introduces Sweet Essentials line of interchangeable, high-intensity sweetener blends
February 24, 2021
Batory Foods, a national sales and supply chain management solutions provider of commodity and specialty food ingredients, introduces Batory Sweet Essentials™, a new line of five scientifically-developed high intensity sweetener blends that are sucrose replacers. They are created for optimum performance in sugar reduction and replacement.
Move will bring lower-cost, plant-based sugar alternatives to the market
February 17, 2021
American Sugar Refining, Inc., a member of ASR Group, made a strategic investment in Bonumose, Inc. to produce and commercialize lower-cost, plant-based alternative sweeteners tagatose and allulose as part of ASR Group’s strategy to provide a variety of products to meet the wide range of consumer needs.
Consumers' continued pursuit of more healthy alternatives to their favorite indulgences has led to a rise in the use of natural high-intensity sweeteners, ultra-low-calorie 1:1 drop-in sweeteners, and natural sweetness enhancers.