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Americas: IFST updates information on stevia

The Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST) has updated its Information Statement on Stevia, which covers EU regulatory changes to mid-2018. It also includes...

Americas: Researchers make more stevia using yeast

A report in American Chemical Society's Synthetic Biology describes a way to prepare large quantities of stevia using yeast, which would cut out the...

Asia Pacific: Corbion releases coating for sweet treats in Asian environment

Corbion introduces Purac Powder MA 74, a malic acid coating for sanding sugar confectionery in Asia's high-temperature and humid environment. The ingredient is designed to...

Middle East: Better Juice’s technology reduce sugars in fruit juice by...

Better Juice has developed a patent-pending enzymatic technology that uses all-natural ingredients to convert monosaccharides and disaccharides (fructose, glucose, and sucrose) into prebiotic and...

Europe: ADM inks JV in Egypt, Russia

ADM and Russia-based Aston Foods and Food Ingredients have launched their 50-50 joint venture to provide sweeteners and starches to customers in Russia. Aston has...

Europe: Layn offers sweetening platforms to Europe

Layn Corp introduced its SteviUp and Lovia sweetening platforms, and demonstrated its monk fruit sweetener at the Vitafoods Europe last month. The company is also...

Asia Pacific: Industry, restaurant release festive dessert with less sugar

Tate & Lyle has helped chefs at Asian foodservice group, TungLok, to transform the health credentials of its range of Nian Gao (year cake)...

Americas: Artificial sweeteners may be cancer-fighting in the future, say researchers

Artificial sweeteners are used in diet drinks and foods but also could someday be used as treatments targeting carbonic anhydrase IX (CA IX), a...

Middle East: Sweetener company expands plant

Lampados International is completing a plant expansion to produce Liteez, a vegan, egg-free three dimensional (3D) meringue kiss sweetener for hot drinks. The facility...

Europe: Hain Celestial company buys sweeteners firm

One of Hain Celestial Group's wholly-owned subsidiaries has acquired Clarks UK, The Natural Sweeteners Company. The company produces natural sweeteners under the Clarks brand, including...