SweeGen offers sugar reduction solutions in Australia and New Zealand with FSANZ Approval of next-generation Stevia Sweetener Reb E.
July 30, 2020
Sugar reduction solutions company SweeGen announced Food Standards Australia, New Zealand (FSANZ) has assessed and approved Bestevia® Reb E stevia sweetener as a food additive, stated in Application A1183, published on July 28, 2020.
Funding will accelerate sweet protein platform development, commercialize consumer concepts, and establish partnerships with better-for-you CPG partners
July 21, 2020
Joywell Foods, a food technology company developing a sweet protein portfolio, announced the closing of a $6.9M Series A financing round. The round was led by Evolv Ventures, a venture fund backed by Kraft Heinz.
Malt Products Corp. sees growing interest in vegan ice cream applications
June 30, 2020
Malt Products Corporation (MPC), a manufacturer of malted barley extract and other natural, nutritious sweeteners, has experienced an uptick in demand for its all-natural sweeteners in the burgeoning vegan ice cream market. The increased interest showcases both heightened consumer engagement with pantry-friendly ingredients and the particulars of providing vegan dairy alternatives with attractive taste and texture.
Amyris partners with AB Mauri North America to reduce sugar in bakery foods with PURECANE sweetener
June 22, 2020
Amyris, Inc., a supplier of sustainable and natural ingredients, and AB Mauri North America, a global supplier of yeast and baking ingredients, jointly announced an exclusive multi-year agreement for the sale and purchase of Amyris' Purecane™ RebM zero-calorie sweetener for baking applications.
As a global ingredient and solutions provider, Tate & Lyle is reliant on crops, plants and natural resources to operate. We are acutely aware of the threat posed to the world’s land, water and air by modern day production and consumption, in line with our purpose – Improving Lives for Generations – we are committed to robust, urgent action backed by science to protect our planet’s natural resources for the benefit of future generations.
Malt Products Corp. introduces innovation lab for ingredients testing, formulation trials and food property analysis
June 1, 2020
Malt Products Corporation (MPC), a Saddle Brook, N.J., manufacturer of malted barley extract and other natural, nutritious sweeteners, has opened an Innovations Lab in Minneapolis to help its food and beverage industry customers test ingredients, experiment with new formulations and gain insight into critical flavor and stability properties.
BENEO’S galenIQ makes sugar-free medicated high-boiled lozenges with long shelf-life
May 14, 2020
BENEO’S new galenIQ™ 900 provides a broad range of benefits, such as low hygroscopicity, which promotes long shelf-life stability; as well as prolonged oral dissolution due to its sustained solubility. Furthermore, the sweet-tasting excipient remains inert in the presence of other components such as active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and flavorings.
The 2019 International Food Information Council (IFIC) Food and Health Survey reported that limiting or reducing sugar in the diet, along with eating more fruits and vegetables, topped the dietary changes consumers were making.
Prepared Foods talks sugar reduction and sweeteners with Elizabeth Sisel, manager of taste modulation at Imbibe Inc. Imbibe is a Niles, Ill., beverage development company focused on the formulation, customization and commercialization of cutting-edge beverage products.
ON DEMAND: With over 60% of US and Canadian consumers monitoring their sugar intake, it’s clear that sugar reduction initiatives are here to stay. As manufacturers are now required to use the ‘added sugar’ labeling designation, consumers are becoming even more savvy about their sugar intake.