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Sweeteners - Articles and news items

In defence of sweeteners: The answer to a global sugar-intake pandemic?

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  10 November 2016  •  Iqra Yasmin and Wahab Ali Khan, National Institute of Food Science & Technology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad

Low-calorie sweeteners have been in use for an extensive period of time, are considered safe and can be used in various different ways. We hear the thoughts of two researchers from the University of Agriculture Faisalabad…

A closer look at… GBBO Week #7: Stevia

Blogs, Great British Bake Off  •  10 October 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

In light of the recent polemic surrounding child obesity, New Food decided to explore a renowned alternative to sugar: the natural sweetener, stevia…

Capaste, an ambassador for Paraguay’s stevia industry joins International Stevia Council

Industry news  •  5 October 2016  •  New Food

The Paraguayan Stevia Chamber (Capaste) joins the International Stevia Council (ISC) as a member…

Stevia: an ally to healthy lifestyles

Issue 4 2016  •  18 August 2016  •  Chris Peterson, Communications Manager and Maria Teresa Scardigli, Executive Director, International Stevia Council

The last decade has seen dramatic shifts in public perception of healthy versus unhealthy ingredients. Natural sweeteners, like Stevia, are emerging as a key component of a broader strategy to reduce calories. Stevia product launches have soared over the last few years, and consumer tastes are adapting to lower calorie options. As a natural, zero-calorie high-intensity sweetener, Stevia appears to hold great promise as consumers adapt to healthier lifestyles…

Study reveals why sweeteners can make you feel hungry

Industry news  •  12 July 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

A new study sheds light on the effects of artificial sweeteners on the brain in regulating appetite and in altering taste perceptions.

Not sweet enough

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  28 June 2016  •  Barbara Mason, Partnership Manager, Food Advanced Training Partnership

In this blog piece, Barbara Mason of the Food Advanced Training Partnership discusses the sugar vs sweetener debate…

ADM and GLG team up to bring stevia and monk fruit sweeteners to customers worldwide

Industry news  •  7 June 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

ADM and GLG are to partner up to manufacture, market, sell and distribute low-calorie stevia and monk fruit sweeteners to customers around the globe…

GRAS No Objection Letter for Cargill’s EverSweet stevia sweetener

Industry news  •  2 June 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a GRAS (generally recognised as safe) No Objection Letter, for Cargill’s EverSweet…

Sucralose – CSPI says Splenda gets its facts wrong on cancer study

Industry news  •  12 April 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has issued an analysis of Heartland’s defense of sucralose following Ramazzini cancer study…

Survey reveals fresh insights into consumer views on sugar reduction

Industry news  •  16 March 2016  •  Victoria White

A new survey, commissioned by Sensus, has revealed that reducing sugar intake is emerging as a key concern amongst many European consumers…

Researchers make the sweetener thaumatin even sweeter

Industry news  •  24 February 2016  •  Victoria White

Researchers at Kyoto University replaced aspartic acid with asparagine, making the sweetener 1.7 times sweeter than before…

ADM acquires Morocco processing facility; expands sweetener footprint

Industry news  •  8 February 2016  •  Victoria White

The acquisition builds on ADM’s 2015 sweetener expansion in Europe when the company acquired certain assets of Eaststarch…

Cargill inaugurates wet corn milling plant in Karnataka

Industry news  •  22 January 2016  •  Victoria White

The new $100 million state-of-the-art site is spread over 44.5 acres of land and has a capacity to mill 800 tonnes of corn daily…

WFSI’s stevia sweetener solutions ready for the Indian market

Industry news  •  9 December 2015  •  Victoria White

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India approved the use of steviol glycosides as a non-nutritive sweetener last month and WFSI is ready with its stevia solutions…

Cornell scientists reduce the bitter aftertaste of stevia

Industry news  •  13 November 2015  •  Victoria White

Their work could encourage the beverage industry, packaged dressings, cream sauces, powdered soups and dairy products to use more stevia…

 

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