The Nucane process is being used to create low-GI sugar at a NSW mill.
The Australian honey industry could benefit from CSIRO's research that is using DNA testing to reveal the true origins of honey as well as other interesting data.
Market intelligence agency Mintel has predicted that fibre and next-generation stevia will shake up the alternative sugar market.
Netherlands-based food ingredient manufacturer Fooditive BV has produced a plant-based and chemical-free sweetener by upcycling food waste.
Innova Market Insights has found the trend towards healthier choices in food and beverages has changed the development of new confectionery products.
Food trend specialist Innova Market Insights has unveiled the key trends that will affect sweet and snacks categories this year.
The type of sugar used to sweeten sheep milk kefir may improve consumer acceptance, according to research in the Journal of Dairy Science that tested five different sugars.
FSANZ is calling for comment on an application to allow an existing sweetener, steviol glycoside, from a new source in the Food Standards Code.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand is calling for comment on a genetically modified corn, which could be used to make starch, grits, meal, flour, oil and sweetener.
Following its acquisition of PureCircle, a stevia and sweetener supplier, Ingredion has appointed Tony DeLio as the new CEO of PureCircle.
A US study has revealed that sugary drink taxes can lead to major health gains and reduce healthcare costs, but their benefits vary, based on the design of the tax.
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.