Stevia

Stevia, listed as E 960 in Europe, is made by extracting the sweet-tasting molecules from the stevia plant. © iStock/zeleno

PureCircle plays down EU stevia stumbling block

By Niamh Michail

Malaysian supplier PureCircle must provide more data to prove the safety of both minor steviol glycosides and glucosylated stevia, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has said in two separate opinions.

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Are some 'no added sugar' claims really illegal?

By Niamh Michail

Claims such as ‘no added sugar’ on foods containing sweeteners are commonplace and an important part of healthy branding - but are they technically illegal under EU law? We put the question to a food law expert.

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Tate & Lyle pleased with Q3 progress

By Niamh Michail

Tate & Lyle on track to deliver progress in adjusted profit in line with its expectations, it said in a Q3 trading statement today.

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Guest article

High intensity sweeteners industry to show 2.3% CAGR

By Ravi Chawat, Allied Market Research

The demand for healthy and natural products has led to the adoption of plant-based sweeteners such as stevia and monk fruit, with these natural sweeteners offering 200 to 300 times the sweetening power of processed sugar. In this guest article, Ravi Chawat...

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PureCircle targets tailored stevia solutions

By Katy Askew

Stevia manufacturer PureCircle is launching the Sigma X-celerator, a new tool that aims to deliver customised ingredient combinations to its food and beverage customers.

Evolva to axe almost half its workforce in restructuring overhaul

Evolva to axe almost half its workforce in restructuring overhaul

By Niamh Michail

Evolva will cut its workforce by 43% and spin off its Indian R&D laboratory to become a product-based company. "Technology will always be the backbone at Evolva but we've reached the point where we need to be laser focused on commercialising...

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