Today’s sweetener suppliers and manufacturers have developed a number of creative solutions for clean-label sugar reduction. Much of this work involves finding the right combination of high-intensity sweeteners, and bulking agents, to replicate the flavors and textures we get with sucrose.
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The Simply Good Foods Company has announced that it will acquire Quest Nutrition LLC for $1 billion in cash, or approximately $870 million net of tax benefits, on a cash-free and debt-free basis.
PureCircle, a producer of stevia sweeteners, is launching a branded gourmet PureCircle ice cream in Chicago as a way to demonstrate the quality and efficacy of its Reb M stevia ingredient.
OptiBiotix Health Plc. has signed an agreement with Agropur MSI, LLC to manufacture and distribute SlimBiome, a weight management ingredient, in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.
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Sweet Green Fields’ new stevia-based natural flavor improves performance of high-intensity sweeteners
The company calls the new ingredient, named SteviAroma, a “taste modulator.”
MCTs are increasingly popular among consumers and product makers, in part due to their ease of use as well as their health benefits.
The new deal will see PureCircle supply Merisant with ingredients made from next-generation steviol glycosides such as Rebaudioside M (Reb M).
Zolesse works well when combined with other stevia products. It can help to modify the taste of stevia extracts, for instance, reducing bitterness and linger and resulting in a more sugar-like taste.
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