sugar & sweeteners

27 Sep 2023
--- The food and beverage (F&B) industry is gearing up for the Anuga trade show in Cologne, Germany (Oct 7-11), where the latest trends and innovations will be on display. With changing consumer preferences, sustainability... Read More
22 Sep 2023
--- French natural ingredient supplier Alland & Robert has received the Fair for Life (FFL) certification for its acacia gum, which includes both the seyal and senegal varieties of the vegetal gum. This is reportedly the... Read More
13 Sep 2023
--- Several African leaders recently came together to address climate issues, which strongly affect agriculture and food security. The first Africa Climate Summit culminated in a joint Nairobi declaration outlining their... Read More
07 Sep 2023
--- Cargill is launching a range of LM conventional (LMC) pectins that deliver a novel texture for fruit-filled food products marketed with “organic” or conventional claims. Pectin is a soluble fiber derived from... Read More
31 Aug 2023
--- Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted full authorization for Sweegen’s Bestevia Rebaudiosides M (Reb M), D, and E, high-purity steviol glycosides derived from the stevia plant. Sweegen notes... Read More
30 Aug 2023
--- As consumer preference for sugar alternatives continues to grow, so does the demand for clean-tasting and more natural sweetener solutions. Additionally, pressure from governments, organizations and health-related... Read More
28 Aug 2023
--- AI for beekeepers, detecting disease in livestock and what is claimed to be the first-ever real-time food and fiber verification tool are among the latest innovations selected to participate in the AgriFutures AgXelerate... Read More
28 Aug 2023
--- Two extensive studies presented at the annual meeting of the European Society of Cardiology, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, have demonstrated the high propensity of ultra-processed foods (UPF) to cause cardiovascular disease... Read More
25 Aug 2023
--- The food and beverage industry is grappling with waste, be it solid or liquid. Notably, food systems remain one of the key drivers of climate change and environmental degradation, according to the European Commission.... Read More
25 Aug 2023
--- The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) is helping developing countries adopt satellite technology to make farming more climate resilient. Agricultural adaptation to new technologies is seen as crucial to... Read More
23 Aug 2023
--- US-based molecular farming company Elo Life Systems (Elo) is addressing the country’s sugar health crisis with the development of a plant-based, natural sweetener, which provides antioxidants from more than 20... Read More
15 Aug 2023
--- The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued new guidance for the slush-ice drink industry, advising that these products should not be sold to children under four.
14 Aug 2023
--- Oatly has opened a pop-up store in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, to celebrate the launch of its soft serve ice cream in Europe. The plant-based dairy solutions company showcases its new flavor options focusing on one key... Read More
03 Aug 2023
--- Agri-food giants Cargill and ADM have outlined their performances and key initiatives for the recent year and quarter, respectively. Cargill notably hit US$177 billion in fiscal revenues this year, a 7% increase from a year... Read More
02 Aug 2023
--- Kerry Group has reported a 5.1% organic growth in revenue for the first half of 2023, reaching €4.1 billion (US$4.51 billion). The company attributed its performance to volume growth in emerging markets and Europe,... Read More
02 Aug 2023
--- Sensegen displayed its latest range of bio-based exotic flavors at the IFT FIRST trade show in Chicago, US, last month. The company has tapped into the “power of precision fermentation” to create six... Read More
31 Jul 2023
--- Sweden-based AAK displayed its specialty fat and oil solutions for snacks at the IFT FIRST trade show in Chicago earlier this month. The plant-based concepts are designed to create snacks such as popcorn covered in decadent... Read More
26 Jul 2023
--- Offering up to 100% sugar reduction, Ingredion has launched PureCircle Clean Taste Solutions – a range of stevia sweeteners that can sweeten beverages, dairy, tea, coffee, sports nutrition, bakery, confectionery,... Read More
25 Jul 2023
--- Teenagers’ overconsumption of soft drinks has been directly associated with the prevalence of overweight and obesity in a global study. Soft drink consumption contributes to at least 12% of the variations in overweight... Read More
21 Jul 2023
--- Tate & Lyle is expanding its sweetener portfolio with the addition of the Tasteva Sol Stevia Sweetener, which the ingredient solutions provider describes as an “internationally patent-protected breakthrough in... Read More