Sweeteners (intense, bulk, polyols)

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Healy leverages cocoa shells for natural sugar reduction

By Katy Askew

Healy Group, the Ireland-based ingredient supplier, has developed a process to turn cocoa shells – an otherwise under-utilised by-product of cocoa production – into a micronised cocoa fibre that can help with sugar reduction in chocolate.

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Palatinose aids weight loss: study

By Oliver Morrison

German-based ingredients Beneo supplier claims a scientific study of its low-glycaemic sweetener Palatinose shows the product supports additional loss of body weight and fat mass in overweight and obese adults, when replacing sucrose in a weight loss...

Shifting away from sugar:  What's the outlook in 2020?

Shifting away from sugar: What’s the outlook in 2020?

By Katy Askew

As consumers increasingly opt for nutritious snacking choices with reduced or no sugar, we talk to Julian Mellentin, Food and Beverage Consultant at New Nutrition Business, about the sugar-based trends on everyone’s lips.

Relax… CBD will hit the big time, says Bravura Foods’ boss

Relax… CBD will hit the big time, says Bravura Foods’ boss

By Oliver Morrison

CBD innovation is in a bottleneck and poised to burst onto the mainstream, believes the Co-owner and Managing Director of Bravura Foods, Lisa Gawthorne. The only delay, she tells FoodNavigator, is a reluctance on the part of big retailers to make the...

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Less sugar, fuller fruity flavour

Less sugar, fuller fruity flavour

Herbstreith & Fox presents new Classic pectins which set with no added calcium – perfect for modern fruit spreads with as little sugar as possible,...