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Americas: Taxes affect soft drinks consumption, studies

While excise taxes to reduce the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages have not yet been enacted at the state or federal level in the US,...

Asia Pacific: PureCircle to mass produce StarLeaf stevia extract

PureCircle has produced the first stevia leaf extract from proprietary stevia leaf - StarLeaf stevia. StarLeaf stevia has more than 20 times more sugar-like steviol...

Asia Pacific: Evonik, Rajburi Sugar to make isomalt in Thailand

Evonik Industries and Thai company Rajburi Sugar have inked an agreement to manufacture isomalt in Asia. They have also opened a demonstration plant in...

Europe: Reducing sugar content in products

A center stage for food manufacturers to showcase their innovations in sugar reduction has been set by Public Health England with its new guidelines...

Americas: Evolva, Cargill partner on stevia sweetener

Evolva and Cargill will produce and commercialize EverSweet, the next-generation stevia sweetener, which is on track for a 2018 launch. The stevia sweetener solves both...

Europe: Celanese sues 3 companies over patent infringement

Celanese Corporation has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Europe against three Chinese manufacturers of high-potency sweeteners, specifically Acesulfame Potassium (Ace-K). The complaints allege that...

Europe: Tate & Lyle extends allulose range

Tate & Lyle adds the new Dolcia Prima Crystalline Allulose to the low-calorie sweetening range. It offers all of the same benefits as the existing...

Asia Pacific: Selected drinks to don healthier labels, says Coca-Cola Singapore

Coca-Cola Singapore is adopting the Healthier Choice Symbol labelling and donning the Healthier Choice logo on lower- and no-sugar products in its beverage portfolio. Products...

Europe: Tate & Lyle upgrades center in Germany

Tate & Lyle has upgraded its Food Systems Global Innovation Centre in Lübeck, Germany. In May 2016, Tate & Lyle’s Food Systems facility...

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

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...