sugar & sweeteners

09 Jun 2023
--- ADM has opened a new Customer Creation and Innovation Center (CCIC) in Manchester, serving as a UK hub for food innovation and building on the human and animal nutrition leader’s presence in the country. With a... Read More
07 Jun 2023
--- Brands are increasingly challenged to produce great tasting foods that deliver less sugar and salt. This is especially true as front-of-pack labeling schemes like the Nutri-Score become more widespread worldwide. In the UK,... Read More
06 Jun 2023
--- Inflation has caught up with the sugar sector, which is dealing with similar problems to the general food industry, such as high fertilizer prices, increased supply chain costs and El Niño storms. After an apparent... Read More
31 May 2023
--- Kerry has launched its next-generation Tastesense Advanced range of solutions, aimed at transforming the low and zero-sugar product market with an “exceptional ability to deliver unparalleled sweetness and full-bodied... Read More
31 May 2023
--- According to Innova Market Insights, when it comes to beverages, consumers are willing to pay more for what they value most, despite rising inflation. Additionally, consumers want brands that respond to their core values and... Read More
29 May 2023
--- Stora Enso reveals that the strength of food systems hinges on industry collaboration and an overhaul of the packaging industry. The company’s latest report provides a call to action for the food industry to play its... Read More
24 May 2023
--- Beneo, a manufacturer of functional ingredients, is expanding its portfolio with the launch of Beneo-scL85, a short-chain fructooligosaccharide (scFOS), currently available as a syrup. The new variant is being touted for... Read More
24 May 2023
--- Taste and texture remain crucial in encouraging shopper retention, and stabilizers and texturizers are important pieces to this puzzle. Addressing the challenges of price and supply fluctuations of key ingredients like... Read More
23 May 2023
--- The Obesity Health Alliance (OHA) is demanding that UK political parties commit to addressing the high levels of excess weight in the country’s population. Today, the organization is “hand-delivering letters to... Read More
22 May 2023
--- Fibenol has partnered with biotechnology start-up ÄIO to create a reliable alternative to traditionally produced fats and vegetable oils. Using ÄIO’s technology, Fibenol’s wood sugars are converted into... Read More
19 May 2023
--- Sweegen’s Bestevia Rebaudioside M (Reb M) has been fully authorized for use in the UK. This regulatory approval marks a significant milestone for Sweegen, as it becomes the first company to receive authorization for... Read More
17 May 2023
--- The World Health Organization (WHO) has stated long-term use of non-sugar sweeteners (NSS) does not have long-term benefits in reducing body weight and may have undesirable effects, such as the risk of type 2 diabetes,... Read More
16 May 2023
--- Several food organizations have signed a letter to the CEO of Nestlé UK and Ireland, pointing out that the way its new breakfast cereal inspired by the candy bar KitKat is marketed is “irresponsible.” The... Read More
16 May 2023
--- Civil society organizations from South America and Europe are calling for the immediate halt of the EU-Mercosur trade deal. The signing organizations highlight the detrimental consequences it would bring as they argue that... Read More
12 May 2023
--- The US Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is urging the federal cabinet agencies charged with publishing the Dietary Guidelines Advisory (DGA) to increase transparency between individual committee members and... Read More
09 May 2023
--- Food labels on children’s products in Canada demonstrate a negative association between marketing appeal and nutritional quality, according to a new study investigating advertising power and children’s nutrition.... Read More
08 May 2023
--- Nactarome has acquired Royal Buisman, a producer of natural and clean label caramel ingredients with a broad application and functionality expertise across F&B categories. The move also creates a presence in the... Read More
05 May 2023
--- Sweegen has revealed that its “highly sought-after” sweet protein Ultratia brazzein technology has received Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) status from the Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association... Read More
05 May 2023
--- The US company has signed an agreement with Polish CIECH group, a supplier of evaporated salt products, to gain direct access to the ingredient and to be able to provide a full range of specialty and evaporated food salt... Read More
03 May 2023
--- Like all agronomic crops, stevia is vulnerable to weather disruptions. A large proportion of the world’s stevia crop is produced in China, where widespread drought limited yields in 2022. However, despite this downturn... Read More