sugar & sweeteners

15 Sep 2021
--- DouxMatok is combining its Incredo Sugar, which enables up to 50 percent sugar reduction, with Hi-Food’s Meltec semi-solid fiber to offer an end-to-end nutritional solution for reformulating manufacturers.
10 Sep 2021
--- Ingredion and S&W Seed Company have entered into an exclusive US stevia pilot production supply agreement. Under the terms of the deal, S&W will leverage its proprietary stevia plant portfolio and production... Read More
02 Sep 2021
--- Bonsucro, the non-profit organization that promotes sustainable sugarcane production, has expanded its partnership with the technology platform, SupplyShift, a new supply chain mapping tool. Sugar Mapping allows Bonsucro... Read More
26 Aug 2021
--- Layn Natural Ingredients continues its expansion in botanicals with a boost to its portfolio of Non-GMO Project Verified botanical extracts. The range focuses on polyphenol-rich botanical extracts that offer high functional... Read More
17 Aug 2021
--- The decline in juice sales is becoming a global phenomenon as sugar content is increasingly scrutinized in the juice space, according to Eran Blachinsky, founder and CEO of Better Juice, an Israel-based biotechnology company.
16 Aug 2021
--- BlueTree, an Israeli start-up that has developed a technology for reducing sugar in natural juices, has joined forces with international supplier of natural ingredients and compounds Prodalim. The two companies have signed... Read More
16 Aug 2021
--- air up is the world’s first drinking bottle that flavors water only by scent with the help of retronasal smelling, according to its co-founder Lena Jüngst who speaks exclusively to PackagingInsights. She explains... Read More
13 Aug 2021
--- With the exception of sugar reduction in soft drinks, the UK’s top ten food companies have made limited changes to the healthiness of their products in response to Public Health England’s (PHE) voluntary... Read More
12 Aug 2021
--- Concern over sugar intake and interest in sugar reduction is driving a sophisticated approach to sweetening foods and beverages, according to Innova Market Insights. The market researcher says there is a clear focus on three... Read More
09 Aug 2021
--- PureCircle – now operating as PureCircle by Ingredion – received a positive safety opinion from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) for the use of its Reb M, Reb D and Reb AM stevia ingredients produced... Read More
05 Aug 2021
--- New labeling guidance from the European Commission has been issued for stevia-based sweeteners. Steviol glycosides (E 960) have been renamed “Steviol glycosides from stevia (E 960a).” In an in-depth interview... Read More
16 Jul 2021
--- Tereos has inked a strategic sourcing agreement with Swiss flavor house Firmenich for stevia extracts. The move will allow the company to offer its customers traceable stevia-based sweetening solutions worldwide.
13 Jul 2021
--- Cargill is investing US$45 million to add soluble fibers to its European portfolio of starches, sweeteners and texturizers as demand for reduced-sugar products grows. Based on micro-reactor technology developed in... Read More
01 Jul 2021
--- PepsiCo is scaling up its healthy snacks and beverage portfolio across Europe, pledging to reduce the average level of added sugars in its beverage portfolio by 25 percent by 2025 and 50 percent by 2030. Snacks will also get... Read More
29 Jun 2021
--- The Union of European Soft Drinks Associations (UNESDA) has revealed its enhanced health and nutrition targets to help Europeans manage their intake of added sugars from soft drinks with a pledge to reduce sugar by a further... Read More
23 Jun 2021
--- Consumer research commissioned by Tereos has revealed that the taste of sweeteners is crucial to consumers, with ingredient labeling and naturalness following closely behind – even ahead of price.
01 Jun 2021
--- Roquette Ventures, a French investment company, has invested in Magellan Life Sciences Ltd., a UK-based biotech company that develops plant proteins through a fermentation process. This partnership aims at accelerating the... Read More
28 May 2021
--- Caldic Ingredients DACH is to become Cargill’s exclusive partner for the food industry in Switzerland as of January 1, 2022. The product portfolio includes Cargill’s starches, sweeteners and texturizers, as well... Read More
26 May 2021
--- Supplier of molasses and natural sweeteners, International Molasses, has unveiled CaneRite panela, a natural free-flowing powder sweetener is made from the juice extracted from the entire sugar cane plant.
25 May 2021
--- Transparency is at the core of an initiative from Cargill, which has conducted a comprehensive Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) of its EverSweet stevia sweetener. It reveals EverSweet offers significant environmental advantages... Read More