Reducing Sugar, Redefining Sweetness

The sugar reduction movement has gained mometum across the globe, with most of the impact hitting the beverage industry. Sugar is the latest dietary enemy and in particular, sugar-sweetened beverages are being blamed for the obesity and diabetes epidemic that have emerged in recent years. By Dr. Aoife Marie Murphy,…

Natural Sweeteners—Industry Insights

Global worries on overzealous sugar consumption and corresponding rise of sugar related diseases have prompted ingredients manufacturers and product developers to turn to sweeteners as sugar substitutes. By Eddy Lee—Consultant, Chemicals, Materials & Food, Frost & Sullivan.   Trends Of Sugar Substitutes Natural sweeteners are sugar and sugar substitutes that…

Kerry: Cleaner Label A Priority For Consumers

More than half of consumers (52 percent) in Asia, the Middle East and Africa (APMEA) always look for cleaner labels when shopping, but clean eating in the East is very different from the West, according to new research released by Kerry today. The ‘Cleaner Label: Safety, Health and Environment—The New…
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