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Whole Earth Brands acquires Wholesome Sweeteners in $180m deal

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Whole Earth Brands (parent company to Equal and Pure Via sweetener brands) has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Wholesome Sweeteners, the No. 1 organic sweetener brand by share in the organic and natural channel.

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Could warning labels on soda reduce consumption?

By Rachel Arthur

Displaying health warnings on sugar-sweetened drinks could be an effective way of reducing consumption, suggest US researchers, who found a 14.5% decline in consumption among students when warning labels were displayed on drinks in a college cafeteria....

GALLERY: Plant-based brands and innovations to watch in 2021

GALLERY: Plant-based brands and innovations to watch in 2021

By Elaine Watson

Plant-based eggs, bacon, and everything inbetween… check out our gallery of plant-based brands and innovations to watch in 2021, from NotCo and Black Sheep Foods to Gold & Green. There are of course SCORES of exciting brands not covered here; this...

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Tate & Lyle acquires US-based stevia supplier Sweet Green Fields

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Tate & Lyle has acquired Washington state-based stevia supplier Sweet Green Fields (SGF), strengthening the global ingredients company’s stevia solutions and capabilities by creating a fully-integrated supply chain along with unified research and...

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Our approach to stevia sustainability

Our approach to stevia sustainability

As consumers demand greater clarity around the foods they eat, sustainable production is often a key part of a product's story. Cargill stevia leaf...