Tate & Lyle has signed an agreement to acquire an 80 per cent
holding in German family-run specialty ingredients firm GC Hahn -
the latest step in a refocusing on value-added ingredients in place
Last week marked the start of a long awaited court case between
sweetener firms McNeil Nutritionals and Merisant, after which a
jury is expected to decide if consumers are being misled by the
marketing strategy for popular sweetener...
An epidemiological study in Italy concluded that there is no
indication of an association between sweetener consumption and
cancer risk - findings that lend some support to EFSA's conclusions
on the safety of aspartame.
The US sugar industry has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade
Commission (FTC) against the popular sweetener product Splenda,
which it claims is deceptively marketed to make consumers believe
it is natural.
Leading sweetener brand Splenda is set to reinforce its presence in
US consumer consciousness through a number of new marketing
initiatives, including the launch of an official brand cookbook and
the creation of a giant candy apple.
UK ingredients firm Tate & Lyle is using the IFT convention in
Orlando as a platform to introduce two new sweetener solutions on
the US market, designed to be convenient delivery systems for the
firm's proprietary sucralose...