A study analysing consumer drink preferences over 22 years has found that Australia's thirst for low-sugar drinks has been increasing over time.
Researchers have identified a gut-to-brain pathway that could explain why artificial sweeteners cannot satisfy sugar cravings.
A survey of over 1000 German consumers has revealed that there is considerable support for nutritional policy action, such as the implementation of sugar taxes.
Singapore will introduce mandatory colour-coded nutrition labels and ban advertising for sugar-sweetened beverages, in a major step in the war on sugar.
Scientists, dentists, doctors and the beverage industry will discuss the impact sugar has on health at the FIZZ event in Auckland.
Researchers have used models of a 'sweet receptor' protein to understand how humans perceive sweetness, which could impact our health and nutrition.
The Food Standards Code has placed requirements for food labels to include the total amount of sugars in the nutrition panel.
ClearTaste is a natural bitter blocker derived from mushrooms.
The Singapore Food Agency has approved Ingredion's Reb M Stevia Leaf Sweetener, as Ingredion takes steps to expand into the Asia–Pacific region.
According to a recent study from University of Sussex, the artificial sweetener aspartame has not been adequately proven to be safe for human consumption.
The Sweety Y-1 culture extracts natural sugars from lactose, allowing dairy manufacturers to naturally sweeten products without added sugar.
Frutalose SFP (sweet fibre powder), manufactured by Sensus, is made from chicory root and suitable for use in sugar-reduced applications.
A recent big data analysis of commercial food product reviews in the US has revealed that food is too sweet.
Research has found the molecular machinery behind the intense sweetness of the stevia plant, which could be used to create better tasting, non-caloric sweeteners.
Food and beverage manufacturers looking to produce reduced-sugar products are encouraged to join a free webinar on 15 May 2019.