Sucralose Authorised for Sale in the United Kingdom

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With effect from Friday 15 March 2002, sucralose – the no calorie sweetener made from sugar – has been authorised by the UK Food Standards Agency for use in foods and beverages throughout the UK*. This approval comes in advance of the more extensive European Union authorisation.

Under the Global Alliance announced on 26 September 2001, Tate & Lyle Sucralose is exclusive broker for the sales and marketing of the bulk food ingredient to UK food and beverage manufacturers. McNeil Nutritionals will market any tabletop consumer products in the UK that contain sucralose. No such products are currently available and information regarding these will be issued as appropriate. For more information contact:
Trade sales enquiries e-mail [email protected] * The relevant legislation is as follows:
The Sweeteners in Foods (Amendment) (England) Regulations: 2002 SI No. 379
The Sweeteners in Foods (Amendment) (Scotland) Regulations: 2002 SSI No. 61
The Sweeteners in Foods (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Regulations: 2002 SI No. 39
The Sweeteners in Foods (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations: 2002 SI No. 379

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Tate & Lyle is a global provider of solutions and ingredients for food, beverage and industrial markets.

Tate & Lyle operates through two global divisions, Food & Beverage Solutions and Primary Products, supported by the Innovation and Commercial Development and Global Operations teams. Food & Beverage Solutions is focused on growth by building leading positions globally in the categories of beverages, dairy, and soups, sauces and dressings. Primary Products is focused on delivering steady earnings and generating cash.

Food & Beverage Solutions consists of: Texturants, including speciality starches; Sweeteners, including low- and no-calorie sweeteners; and a Health and Wellness portfolio comprising mainly speciality fibres; and Stabilisers and Functional Systems, which are bespoke ingredient blends that ensure foods retain their structure.

Primary Products consists of high-volume sweeteners, industrial starches and fermentation products (primarily acidulants).  It also sells co-products from the corn milling process as animal nutrition.

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