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Sweeteners

Webinar: Sweetener University™ Module 6 – Monk Fruit: A unique source of plant-based sweeteners

18 May 2022
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Monk fruit sweeteners
Did you know that Monk Fruit is a member of the melon family? Native to China, it is harvested, crushed, and infused with hot water, and then purified to isolate the sweet tasting natural ingredient.

New training modules on low and no calorie sweeteners

20 December 2021
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LNCS training modules
Confused about low and no calorie sweeteners? Have you heard a lot of mixed messages in the media? It can be confusing! Despite being some of the most researched ingredients in the world, mixed messages are still being communicated around the safety and benefits of sweeteners. It may seem impossible...

Rare sugars: what are they and what can they do for you?

13 December 2021
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Allulose sugar reduction treats
Obesity, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome have become major public health problems with global relevance. To curb this unfortunate epidemiological landscape, balancing energy consumed and expended has become crucial, impelling the industry to innovate and renovate, by reducing sugar, calorie and...

Webinar: Sweetener University™ module 5 – Maltodextrin

29 November 2021
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Sweetener Uni 5
Sweetener University™ returns on Wednesday 1 December 2021 for module 5 of the interactive webinar curriculum. The latest webinar of the series will focus on all things Maltodextrin, the versatile plant-based ingredient often used in food optimisation efforts.

Five myths and facts about low or no calorie sweeteners

20 October 2021
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Friends sharing carbonated beverages
Low and no calorie sweeteners (LNCS) have existed and been studied since the mid-1840s. Despite being long-studied substances that count with numerous evidence to support their safety and efficacy, there is still a lot of misinformation surrounding them. Misinterpretation of studies has contributed...

Tate & Lyle launches new programme to support sustainability of stevia

08 July 2021
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Sustainable stevia farmers
08 July, London, UK: Tate & Lyle PLC (Tate & Lyle), a leading global provider of food and beverage ingredients and solutions, has launched a new sustainability programme to enable stevia growers in China to lower their environmental impact and gain greater economic benefit from production of this in...

Delivering on-trend solutions for Smart Sweets and Killer Creamery

21 July 2021
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On trends solutions in North America
Consumers today are looking for healthier snacks and products with less sugar and calories, and often in categories where sugar reduction is more difficult due to the broader functionality (beyond sweetness) that sugar traditionally provides.

What is allulose?

02 June 2021
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Hard candy sweets with allulose
Allulose is a rare sugar found in nature in very small quantities. What makes it different is that has a very similar taste and texture to sugar, but only a fraction of the calories. This makes it an ideal choice for those seeking to maintain a healthy weight as well as for those with diabetes or on...

Collaborating with Coca-Cola to bust myths in Brazil

28 May 2021
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Smiling woman eating yoghurt
New digital education series shares science on low and no calorie sweeteners. Visit any bakery, supermarket or café in Brazil and you’ll see that the nation’s longstanding love affair with sweet treats remains in full flourish. With its Portuguese influence and place in the historic global sugar...

The benefits of stevia

26 May 2021
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Stevia leaves
Stevia, a plant extract, is a sweetener that contributes zero calories to foods and doesn’t raise blood sugar. For the many people who are seeking foods & beverages with reduced sugar, stevia provides a versatile solution.