Sucralose

Naturex' Brad Meyers: “Not a single state in the country has obesity prevalence of less than one in five. Why? A lot of theories are pointing to sugar consumption in soft drinks. Whether or not it’s fair to blame the sugar industry, that’s the world we are operating in.”

Insights from IFT Wellness 2014

How should the industry tackle sugar reduction?

By Maggie Hennessy

Attending a series of sessions on sugar reduction during the Institute of Food Technologists’ (IFT) 2014 Wellness conference, a few common themes kept resurfacing: that obesity remains a big problem, and that—like it or not—the sugar industry is assuming...

Infographic: The facts behind low calorie sweetener consumption

Infographic: The facts behind low calorie sweetener consumption

By Nathan GRAY

Sweeteners are widely used to replace sugar in diet and low calorie products within the food and beverage industry. However, many consumers are still worried about these ingredients. So, what are the facts behind low calorie sweeteners?

Genetics may play a role in sweetener perception

Genetics may play a role in sweetener perception

By Nathan GRAY

Genetically influenced responses to sweeteners may mean that food and beverage companies require a range of artificial sweeteners to accommodate different consumer tastes.

Kevin Klock: 'In the first couple of years, we didn’t spend anything on ads, it sold itself. And we didn’t want to pump it harder as we couldn’t produce it fast enough.'

Big interview: Kevin Klock, CEO Talking Rain (Sparkling ICE)

Talking Rain CEO: We can turn Sparkling ICE into a $1bn brand by 2018

By Elaine WATSON

Want to know what success looks like? Check out Sparkling ICE. In early 2010 it was generating $10m a year. This year, it’s on course to generate $350-400m and CEO Kevin Klock tells FoodNavigator-USA it could be a $1bn brand by 2018.

Tate & Lyle 'disappointed' by CSPI's note of caution on sucralose

Tate & Lyle 'disappointed' by CSPI's note of caution about sucralose

By Elaine WATSON

Tate & Lyle says it is “very disappointed” that the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has removed sucralose from the ‘safe’ category in its guide to food additives on the back of unpublished research from a scientist it claims has been...

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