Ingredients > Sugar/sweeteners

Natural zero-calorie sweetener for foods and beverages

07 January, 2009

PureCircle and Firmenich are collaborating to accelerate the commercialisation of Reb A in the food and beverage industry.


Fructose is not the same as high fructose corn syrup

10 December, 2008

Scientists and consumers tend to confuse fructose and high fructose corn syrup.


New natural sweetener approved

08 October, 2008

The natural sweetener steviol glycosides (stevia) has been approved as an ingredient for use in foods and beverages in Australia and New Zealand.


Natural sweetener

01 August, 2008

Fruit Up is a natural fruit sweetener with an appealing sweetness profile and proven nutritional value, for use in the manufacture of fruit jellies.


Sweetening systems

01 August, 2008

Consumers’ growing health consciousness is reflected in the increased focus on the energy content in beverages. No other ingredient, however, pleases quite like sugar. Its sweet taste induces comfort, intensifies flavours, masks off-notes, and provides the body with nourishment. Wild offers beverage manufacturers the ability to cut calorie content without having to sacrifice full-bodied taste, through the use of innovative sweetening systems.


Clean label dairy sweetener

01 June, 2008

A range of natural sweeteners for use in dairy formulations offers a clean label alternative to existing products and is claimed to be able to reduce sugar content by as much as 30%.


CSR value-adding local sugar crops

01 November, 2007

CSR Ethanol Agservices was awarded the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) Value-Adding Award at the 2007 NAB Agribusiness Awards for Excellence in Melbourne yesterday.


How sweet it is

10 October, 2007 by Janette Woodhouse, Editor

The widely publicised 'obesity epidemic' is driving a reduced-sugar trend across the whole spectrum of processed foods and drinks


Overwhelming scientific evidence confirms aspartame's safety

04 July, 2007

The findings of a new rat study conducted by Italy’s Ramazzini Institute are contradictory to the extensive scientific research and regulatory reviews conducted on aspartame. The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has stated it is not recommending any changes in the use of aspartame.


Commercial beekeeping in Australia

26 April, 2007

A new publication on commercial beekeeping describes the unique physical and cultural environment in which Australian beekeeping is undertaken and the current demand for honey products and pollination services.


TEAVIGO green tea extract

16 February, 2006

DSM Nutritional Products has successful extracted the most important component from green tea leaves, Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), and concentrated it in a pure crystalline powder.


Salt, fat and sugar reduction

23 September, 2005

ImpaQ Taste Technology is a range of flavours enabling food processors to reduce levels of salt, fat and sugar in foods and beverages (for salt, by as much as 50%) without compromising the taste.


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