Tate & Lyle and Sweet Green Fields to launch partnership stevia portfolio at Drinktec 2017

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Tate & Lyle and Sweet Green Fields' stevia ingredients and solutions will be showcased at the Drinktec trade show in Munich (11 – 15 September 2017).

Lille, France,11 July 2017: Tate & Lyle PLC (“Tate & Lyle”), a leading global provider of speciality food ingredients and solutions, and Sweet Green Fields will be presenting their new partnership portfolio of innovative stevia ingredients and solutions for the first time in Europe at this year’s Drinktec trade show in Munich (11 – 15 September 2017).

Based at stand B1/535, Tate & Lyle will have a significant presence at the world's leading trade fair for the beverage industry. A special menu is set to inspire manufacturers to use Tate & Lyle’s comprehensive new range of stevia ingredients to reduce calories cost-efficiently in food and drinks, without compromising on taste.

From seed to sweetener

Visitors to the stand will be given an overview of the five new product families and will be able to experience first-hand the new stevia portfolio Tate & Lyle and Sweet Green Fields now offer*. This includes the pioneering Optimizer range, the partnership’s latest innovation, which offers unique, low cost alternatives to RebA 97 with the same great taste.
Tate & Lyle’s team of industry experts will be at the stand to offer support and advice to European manufacturers in meeting the demand for reduced calorie food and drinks, with 90% of consumers saying that taste is their top purchase motivator[1].

Tommy Lykke Husum, Senior Product Manager at Tate & Lyle, said:

“Our partnership with Sweet Green Fields has enabled us to add the broadest and most competitive stevia portfolio in the industry to our sweetener platform. We can now additionally offer our customers a combined, in-depth knowledge of stevia from seed to sweetener, on top of our best in class sweeteners expertise. The partnership has enabled us to become the  ingredient supplier best positioned to offer full sugar reduction solutions to our customers.
“We know that consumers are looking for more natural sweetening solutions that help them reduce calories and sugars, but they’re not willing to sacrifice great taste. In fact, the most important benefit to a consumer when choosing a sweetener is that it’s “a good balance of taste and health.” We’re giving Drinktec visitors the opportunity to experience this first-hand at this year’s stand with our new portfolio.”



The full range from Tate & Lyle and Sweet Green Fields includes:

  • Sweetesse™ Stevia, Altesse™ Stevia, Puresse™ Stevia

  • Stevia® Sweetener

  • Greenesse™ Stevia

  • Natrose™ range

  • The Optimizer range

[1] Online research conducted for Tate & Lyle in July 2015


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About Tate & Lyle:
Tate & Lyle is a global provider of ingredients and solutions to the food, beverage and other industries, with operations in over 30 locations worldwide.

Tate & Lyle operates through two global divisions, Speciality Food Ingredients and Bulk Ingredients, supported by our Innovation and Commercial Development and Global Operations groups. The Group's strategy is to become a leading global provider of Speciality Food Ingredients through a disciplined focus on growth, and by driving Bulk Ingredients for sustained cash generation to fuel this growth.

Speciality Food Ingredients consists of three platforms: Texturants, which includes speciality starches and stabilisers; Sweeteners, which comprises nutritive sweeteners and our range of no-calorie sweeteners including SPLENDA® Sucralose; and our Health and Wellness portfolio which includes speciality fibres and our salt-reduction offering. Additionally, our Food Systems business provides a wide variety of blended ingredient solutions.

Tate & Lyle Bulk Ingredients includes bulk sweeteners, industrial starches and fermentation products (primarily acidulants). Corn co-products from both divisions are primarily sold as animal feed.

Tate & Lyle is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol TATE.L. American Depositary Receipts trade under TATYY. In the year to 31 March 2017, Tate & Lyle sales totalled £2.8 billion. For more information, please visithttp://www.tateandlyle.com

SPLENDA® is a trademark of Heartland Consumer Products LLC.