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Asia Pacific: Rare sugars can help to regulate glucose levels, finds research

Preliminary animal studies have suggested that allulose and other low-calorie, natural rare sugars could help regulate glucose levels. Now, researchers are investigating how they...

Americas: Jackfruit seeds as viable substitutes for cocoa

Compounds found in jackfruit seeds produce many of the same aromas as processed cocoa beans and are a potentially cheap, abundant substitute for use...

Americas: Tate & Lyle opens energy efficient plant

Tate & Lyle has opened a co-generation plant at its corn wet milling facility in Loudon, Tennessee, US. The new natural gas-fired combined heat and...

Americas: Sugar concerns in larger sized coffee drinks

Starbucks recently announced in the US the 31-ounce drink Trenta, which joins the ranks of other energy drinks that can pack plenty of caffeine...

Americas: Private label firm releases dairy-free chocolate in US show

Private-label firm Carmit Candy Industries will launch its new vegan line of milk chocolate snacks, coins and buttons at Natural Product Expo West from...

Americas: Canadians are mindful about natural sugars, report

A Mintel research reveals that 43% of Canadians who use sugar/sugar substitutes say that whether or not a sugar/sugar substitute is good for baking...

Europe: Symrise signs biological diversity pledge

Symrise has signed the Business and Biodiversity Pledge, a voluntary commitment to the objectives of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). By...

Germany: Lampados exhibits 2-calorie sweetener at ISM

Israel's Lampados International will launch Liteez, a next-generation sweetener, at the ISM show in Cologne, from January 29 to February 1, 2017. This dual-purpose meringue...

Americas: Yogurt gets spicy, salty, says report

No longer confined to sweet flavors, the yogurt category is rapidly diversifying into a range of new salty and spicy segments. Innovations in savory tastes...

Europe: Givaudan expands with Activ

Givaudan has acquired Activ International, which the latter company offers natural and organic flavors, marine extracts, seafood and vegetable based culinary solutions to customers. With...

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