Trends and insights

Trends and insights

Catch up on developments in the world of food, nutrition and science.

The role of low and no calorie sweetening ingredients in promoting health

15 April 2021
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Low sugar calorie ice lollies
Obesity is a major issue and public health authorities advise people to consume less sugar. Many consumers are trying to find ways of cutting calories and reducing their sugar intake – but they also want great taste and the pleasure of sweetness. Low-calorie and no-calorie sweeteners help support...

PROMITOR® Soluble Fibre and immune health

29 March 2021
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PROMITOR Soluble Fibre and Immune Health
Immunity, the body’s ability to resist invading pathogens and their harmful effects, is a growing concern for consumers across the globe, particularly since the Covid-19 pandemic.

How a little bit of fibre can boost the Nutri-Score rating of your European dairy products

09 March 2021
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Woman eating ice cream cone
Nutri-Score ratings continue to help consumers around Europe to make healthier, more informed choices about the food and drink they buy. The simple and colourful A-to-E (A being the best, and E the worst) front-of-packaging label is providing a guide to weighing up the most nutritious options on the...

Global nutrition supporting our purpose

26 February 2021
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Healthy living baking child
Dr Kavita Karnik. Global Head of Nutrition and Regulatory Affairs at Tate & Lyle, shares an introduction on the role of nutrition within our company purpose, Improving Lives for Generations: It is important for businesses to have purpose above and beyond financial goals. Tate & Lyle’s purpose of...

New additions to our North American Prototype Pantry

04 February 2021
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Prototype Pantry collage of chocolate shrub drink and ice cream
New year, new prototypes! To kick off 2021 we have a refreshed Prototype Pantry, with some new, out of the box concepts courtesy of the North American Applications and Technical Service team in our Food and Beverage Solutions Division. We continually show our customers that it is possible to deliver...

How and why to increase daily fibre intake

14 January 2021
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Oatmeal fortified with fibre
You’re probably not consuming enough fibre! According to the World Health Organization, adults should eat at least 25 grams of fibre per day – but the reality is that most people are not getting enough, and in many cases nowhere near enough.

Healthier chocolate – a dream or reality?

30 March 2021
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Chocolate easter eggs
Whether in chocolate Easter egg form, cooling summer choc-ices or warming winter hot chocolate, there’s year-round demand for our favourite chocolate treats all over the world. Chocolate is an indulgent product, loved by consumers world-wide. But, with health and wellness galloping ahead as the mega...

Rising to the challenge: European bakery industry research report

14 December 2020
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Bakery report - hands clapping flour over bread dough
What trends are shaping today’s bakery industry in Europe? What impact has Covid-19 had on sales, new product development and long-term consumer trends? What challenges and opportunities lie ahead?

A sneak peek at our North American Prototype Pantry

26 November 2020
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Sweetened drink, glass of plant-hybrid milk and meat tot snack
At Tate & Lyle, we believe that tasting is believing and what better way to support and engage with our customers than by tasting prototypes - even virtually!

Looks like meat, smells like meat, tastes like meat – but isn’t meat!

26 October 2020
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Hand holding a vegan burger with salad
As innovation in plant-based alternatives accelerates, we are seeing more and more products on the shelves that closely replicate popular meat products like burgers and sausages. Not only in taste, but in look, texture, smell and even sound (think sizzling bacon…).