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Authors of a US study on sugar reduction say substitution of sugar using non-nutritive sweeteners has been the most successful approach to date. Pic: ©Getty Images/ia_64

UK yogurt study finds high sugar content

By Jim Cornall

A study in the Journal of Dairy Science on sugar reduction in dairy products comes at a time when yogurt is under the spotlight for its sugar content in the UK.

Complex flavour combinations impact taste perception ©iStock

Sugar, salt and fat substitutes 'blunt' nutrient perception

By Paul Gander

New French research shows that ‘nutrient signalling’, or the ability to taste the presence of a given nutrient in foods, becomes less efficient and less reliable as foods become more complex and different tastes compete for attention, potentially confusing...

SoBenefik was developed by Epi Ingredients with the end-consumer in mind.

Epi Ingredients launches SoBenefik high-protein yogurt concept

By Jim Cornall

After the launch of SoFlexi, first concept of the SoUnik range, Epi Ingredients, a subsidiary of the French company Laïta, is announcing SoBenefik, a high-protein yogurt concept produced only with ultra-filtered dairy powders.

By blocking the bitter flavours of sweeteners, fermented mushroom extract can cut sugar in food and drink. © GettyImages/pinkomelet

MycoTech brings mushroom-based bitter blocker to Europe

By Niamh Michail

As US supplier MycoTechnology turns its attention to the European market, its CEO explains how fermented mushrooms can reduce sugar, block bitterness and improve the nutritional content of plant protein. “It’s really unlimited what we can do with our...

Synergy Flavours has created a new vegan-suitable dairy flavor range. Pic: ©Getty Images/BeyondTheRoad

Vegan cheese alternatives – closing the flavor gap

By Jim Cornall

While many vegans are not overly concerned at finding products that resemble non-plant based foods, those experimenting with vegetarian, vegan or flexitarian lifestyles are often looking for plant-based foods similar to those they are cutting from their...

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