sugar & sweeteners

20 Mar 2023
--- Looking at trends such as plant-forward innovations and megatrends like sustainable nutrition, Kerry Health and Nutrition Institute (KNHI) seeks to demystify 2023 using data and insight from its network of regulatory... Read More
10 Mar 2023
--- Tereos, France’s largest ethanol and sugar group, is reorganizing in light of bitter prospects for a key crop. The company states that it will cease sugar operations at Escaudoeuvres, one of its sugar processing... Read More
03 Mar 2023
--- Ahead of World Obesity Day, the World Obesity Federation predicts that by 2035, 51% of the world’s population will be overweight or obese if current patterns are unchanged. In its recently published Atlas report for... Read More
02 Mar 2023
--- Investigating how food intake among children can relate to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), researchers have discovered a significant association between highly processed, high in sugar and fat and refined... Read More
01 Mar 2023
--- Global food insecurity, climate change and resource inefficiency are big problems, but investors are betting on small businesses now more than ever to overcome them. Among an array of promising solutions, alternative... Read More
28 Feb 2023
--- Sugar reduction is a key theme that manufacturers see in beverages, but this is not a new industry trend – it has been ongoing for many years. According to Sweegen, the main trend across the globe is to create... Read More
21 Feb 2023
--- Austria Juice showcased its latest organic juice concentrates and compounds at BioFach 2023, including a new pomegranate berry mix and lime guava drink. FoodIngredientsFirst spoke with Kai Oliver Antonius, a member of the... Read More
15 Feb 2023
--- When it comes to fortifying food products with fiber, formulators have stepped up the natural profile of the ingredients they use and are turning their focus to the fine print of how to label these nutrients and which branch... Read More
13 Feb 2023
--- The British Medical Journal (BMJ) investigation has stated that the UK-based comic book Beano promotes junk-food brands involving foods high in fat, salt and sugar (HFSS). The report has received reactions from experts as... Read More
03 Feb 2023
--- For the tenth month in a row, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Food Price index – the benchmark index of food commodity prices – has dropped. The January decline was driven by drops in the price of... Read More
01 Feb 2023
--- Healthy indulgence is pushing the boundaries in chocolate innovation as consumer preferences for health and wellness reign supreme. Chocolate cravings remain as strong as ever, so balancing the sweet spot for offerings that... Read More
27 Jan 2023
--- FrieslandCampina Professional is highlighting three global trends in the F&B industry: “Weastern Wonders,” a fusion of Eastern and Western influences within one dish; “Conscious Curiosity,” where... Read More
26 Jan 2023
--- Foodology by Univar Solutions has unveiled its “Wholesome Cravings” campaign, targeting and providing producers with ingredients and formulations required to make products healthier. In doing so, the company aims... Read More
18 Jan 2023
--- Consumers are gravitating toward sweeteners they consider to be “closer to nature” from simple, recognizable sources. The levies and taxes being imposed in various markets are still having an impact, as is... Read More
13 Jan 2023
--- Netherlands-based Anderson Advanced Ingredients unveils scientific findings on its product FiberSMART – a low glycemic non-GMO resistant dextrin with prebiotic properties available from tapioca or corn. A clinical... Read More
12 Dec 2022
--- UK law passed earlier this year banning unhealthy food advertising after 9 PM on TV and online have been pushed back in a move that has alarmed health groups. Instead of implementing the ban on January 1, 2023, as previously... Read More
02 Dec 2022
--- Addressing a changing global regulatory landscape for F&B players, Kerry has launched a digital tool designed to support manufacturers in optimizing the nutritional profile of products while being aware of the various... Read More
17 Nov 2022
--- UK-based Tate & Lyle is expanding its portfolio of reduced sugar alternatives, entering the erythritol business with its Erytesse Erythritol launch, that has 70% of the sweetness of sucrose, a similar temporal profile... Read More
09 Nov 2022
--- Agri-cooperatives and European farmers’ are fearful that the “scandalous and dangerous” Mercosur trade agreement with the EU could be brought back to the negotiating table following the election of Lula Da... Read More
01 Nov 2022
--- The EU Commission has published specifications authorizing PureCircle by Ingredion’s range of steviol glycosides produced via bioconversion – Reb D, Reb M and Reb AM. Helen Hook, sugar reduction and specialty... Read More