High Fructose Corn

Source: J&J Snack Foods Corp.

Limit certifications on packs to most important to maximize impact

By Elizabeth Crawford

Product packaging today often is cluttered with so many certifications that consumers’ can’t absorb everything in the brief time they look at labels in stores, and as a result the icons’ impact is diminished and manufacturers likely aren’t getting their...

HFCS-free: The trend stalled by consumer indifference?

Sweeteners: HFCS to monk fruit

HFCS-free: The trend stalled by consumer indifference?

By Stephen Daniells

What do Hunt’s ketchup and Capri Sun have in common? They both switched back to using high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) after taking it out of the recipe, the former citing ‘consumer indifference’ and the latter citing sugar prices. Market data indicates...

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DISPATCHES FROM INTERBEV 2012, LAS VEGAS

Big beverage players were ‘stuck behind the 8 ball’ on HFCS – Consultant

By Ben Bouckley

Martin Concannon, founder and MD of Kentucky-based consultancy, Lafayette Associates, tells BeverageDaily.com how the media firestorm that followed High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) in recent years was in part whipped-up by social media following a 2004...

Naturally-positioned sweeteners to lead market growth: Report

Naturally-positioned sweeteners to lead market growth: Report

The US alternative sweeteners market will grow by 3.3% a year to reach about $1.4bn in 2015 – and naturally positioned sweeteners like stevia and agave nectar will lead the way, claims a new report from market research organization Freedonia.

HFCS, salmonella chocolate, and tasting black garlic in Anaheim

Dispatches from IFT

HFCS, salmonella chocolate, and tasting black garlic in Anaheim

By The FoodNavigator Team in Anaheim

Debate over high fructose corn syrup, lessons from a salmonella scare, putting omega-3 into alcoholic beverages, and the potential of black garlic... the FoodNavigator team shares thoughts on the second day of the IFT trade show in Anaheim, California.

Could sugar shake off its bad boy image?

Could sugar shake off its bad boy image?

Sugar could be shedding its bad boy image to take a surprise spot on the public’s list of trusted ingredients, as manufacturers look to appeal to more savvy consumers.

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