Formulating less sweet products that have the same appeal as fully sweet ones is a challenge that requires more than simply subtracting sugar.
Poor old honey — first involved in adulteration allegations and now implicated in four cases of infant botulism.
SweetEase 3G is a range of natural flavours specifically designed to enhance the perception of sweetness, enabling users to reduce the sugar in a product without compromising on taste.
Less than 9% of yoghurts and only 2% of children's yoghurts were classified as low sugar and achieved the green nutrition label in the UK.
Research has found sucralose is metabolised in the gut and produces at least two fat-soluble compounds, which contradicts previous safety claims.
Tests have found almost half of supermarket honey samples were adulterated, but are these tests accurate?
Saraya hopes to permit the use of monk fruit (or luo han guo) extract as a food additive, specifically as an intense sweetener.
Soft drinks have a bad reputation when it comes to health, but consuming artificially sweetened beverages has been found to reduce colon cancer recurrence and death.
If you have ever considered where beekeepers derive their income you would automatically think 'honey', but this is not the case for beekeepers in the US.
Although little used in Australia and New Zealand, high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) almost invariably brings with it debate about its safety.
Researchers have found that reduced-sugar biscuits containing Taura's JusFruit pieces are perceived to be just as sweet as full-sugar alternatives.
Sweet food taxes decrease the purchase of soft drinks by 0.6 to 0.8%, biscuits and cakes by 1.2% and savoury snacks by 1.6%.
Milkybar Wowsomes contain fibrous crispy oat cereal and restructured sugar that tastes equally as sweet but dissolves faster.
The path to industrial-scale production of low GI sugar has been made simpler through a collaboration between Nutrition Innovation Group, Foss and Schneider Electric.
Putting a tax on sweetened soft drinks in an attempt to curb obesity is not as simple and straightforward as you might think. It certainly looks as if such a tax will impact alcohol sales.