sugar & sweeteners

15 Apr 2024
--- The UK charity The Food Foundation and the Sustainable & Healthy Food Systems (SHEFS) global research program are part of the Recipe for Change campaign calling on the UK government to introduce an industry levy to make... Read More
12 Apr 2024
--- New rules greenlighted by European Parliament will address adulterated honey imports from countries outside of the EU by making it obligatory to clearly label the countries of origin. It will also launch a process to create... Read More
12 Apr 2024
--- BGG, a leading Chinese branded ingredient supplier, has revealed plans to create a new global headquarters in Switzerland as a launchpad for international expansion. Operating as BGG World, the company intends to diversify... Read More
11 Apr 2024
--- Germany-based Torg has raised €2.7 million (US$2.9 million) in an oversubscribed seed round to transform F&B sourcing with its AI-powered platform. Through this technology, Torg helps retail and wholesale buyers... Read More
11 Apr 2024
--- Syensqo highlights that natural vanillin can help F&B and nutrition manufacturers improve their product’s overall taste while meeting growing consumer demand for more functional and nutritional benefits. Ahead of... Read More
09 Apr 2024
--- Food inflation in the world’s wealthiest nations has fallen to levels from before Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine and declined for 15 consecutive months, reaching 5.3% in February versus 6.3% in January,... Read More
05 Apr 2024
--- As consumers continue their search for healthier food options with lower sugar content, we explore the benefits of natural stevia sweeteners in F&B formulations. Nutrition Insight sits down with two leading stevia... Read More
29 Mar 2024
--- The EU vote on the Nature Restoration Law has been shelved after several member states withdrew support for the landmark regulation. European Commissioner for the Environment, Virginijus Sinkevičius, warns “the current... Read More
27 Mar 2024
--- New research presented at the upcoming European Congress on Obesity (ECO 2024) on May 12–15 suggests that replacing sugar-sweetened F&B with low- or no-calorie-sweetened products can support weight management for... Read More
25 Mar 2024
--- Anuga FoodTec took place in Cologne, Germany, last week (19-22 March), highlighting technology-enabled food quality improvements. The latest machinery enables optimized processing, slicing and aseptic filling, while food... Read More
20 Mar 2024
--- “Healthier” innovation in confectionery historically has meant “less sugar” being used in an ingredient list. However, recent innovations center more on replacing some of the sugars with other natural... Read More
18 Mar 2024
--- Nestlé has rejected shareholder criticism that it offers too many “unhealthy and not enough healthy products.” The F&B giant rebuffs allegations from a shareholder coalition led by NGO ShareAction that... Read More
18 Mar 2024
--- Cargill is pioneering wind-assisted propulsion (WAP) technology on ocean vessels to cut fossil fuels and support decarbonization efforts with renewable energy. The global food corporation recently completed a six-month test... Read More
15 Mar 2024
--- Anuga FoodTec is opening its doors to visitors in Cologne, Germany, next week (March 19–22). Exhibitors will showcase their latest solutions addressing this year’s main theme: How can food production be geared... Read More
15 Mar 2024
--- This week in industry news, Nestlé cut down on greenhouse gas (GHG) and methane emissions, Campbell Soup Company snapped up Sovos Brands to advance its meals and beverages segment, while Symrise got recognition for... Read More
14 Mar 2024
--- The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly in favor of the EU AI Act yesterday, with the groundbreaking regulation expected to enter into force early next year and apply in 2026. The impacts of this new law on food... Read More
13 Mar 2024
--- The European Parliament (EP) has voted in favor of the Green Claims Directive (GCD) that seeks to establish a verification and pre-approval system for environmental marketing claims to protect consumers. However, according... Read More
12 Mar 2024
--- In a recent development that has stirred the UK’s sugar industry, concerns have emerged regarding potential price hikes following a proposed acquisition by T&L Sugars Limited (TLS), the company behind the Tate... Read More
12 Mar 2024
--- The EU plans to dilute its incoming deforestation regulation (EUDR) by temporarily designating all export countries with the same standard risk classification. The change comes after governments in Asia, Latin America and... Read More
08 Mar 2024
--- The new 2024 Rothamsted Virus Yellows forecast predicts a UK-wide Virus Yellows infection affecting sugar beet crops at an incidence of 83%, which is above the threshold identified by the UK’s Department for... Read More