Sweeteners

Sweetness, composition, nutritional aspects, functional characteristics and applications of nutritive sweeteners (i.e., sugar/sucrose, dextrose, fructose, invert, corn sweeteners, honey, high fructose corn syrup, maple syrup, molasses, malt, fruit juice, polyols) and high intensity sweeteners (i.e., aspartame/Nutrasweet,, aspartic acid, neotame,saccharine, acesulfame potassium (ace-k), sucralose) as well as natural sweeteners (i.e., stevia, luo han guo, agave).


  • NYC Targets Sugary Drinks in New Anti-Obesity Ads
    Sugary drinks may be the culprit of obesity and diabetes, and New York City plans to change the trend by revealing its anti-obesity campaign educating New Yorkers on the potential risks of sugary drinks. ...More
    November 26, 2013 Posted in News
  • Wixon Introduces New Snack Seasonings
    Wixon Inc. introduced its newest topical seasonings for chips, nuts and other 'popable' snacks. ...More
    November 25, 2013 Posted in News, Flavor
  • Obesity May Alter Taste Receptors
    Being severely obese may change a person’s ability to taste sweet foods and lead to more weight gain, according to a new study published in the journal PLOS One. ...More
    November 25, 2013 Posted in News
  • Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Increase Cancer Risk 78% In Women
    Sugary Drinks May Increase Cancer Risk
    Postmenopausal women who consumed sugar-sweetened beverages were 78% more likely to develop the most common type of endometrial cancer compared with women who did not drink sugar-sweetened beverages, according to a new study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, ...More
    November 22, 2013 Posted in News, Bakery / Cereal
  • Kids Fill Up On Empty Calories Via Fast Food, School & Grocery
    Approximately one-third of calories children consume at school, from retail outlets and at fast-food restaurants are considered "empty calories"—containing high amounts of solid fats and added sugar—and exceed recommendations, according to a new study published in ...More
    November 21, 2013 Posted in News, Bakery / Cereal
  • ADM Donates To U.S. Tornado, Philippines Typhoon Relief
    Archer Daniels Midland Company has made two $50,000 donations to the American Red Cross to help provide disaster relief to those affected by last weekend’s tornadoes in the U.S. Midwest and the recent typhoon in the Philippines. The company also is matching all employee ...More
    November 21, 2013 Posted in News, Fiber
  • Firmenich Flavors Revamps Innovation
    Firmenich Flavors is aligning resources to better meet anticipated needs of consumers through its new i5 innovation group, representing 5 ideals—ideate, invent, invest, inspire, ignite. ...More
    November 20, 2013 Posted in News, Flavor
  • Classic Thanksgiving Dinner For 10 Rings In At $49
    Feeding a family of 10 a traditional home-cooked Thanksgiving dinner this year will set back consumers just shy of $50 or a little less than $5 per serving, down 44 cents from 2012, according to results of the American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) 28th annual survey. ...More
    November 20, 2013 Posted in News, Bakery / Cereal, Sauces / Gravies / Soup
  • Comment Period Extended For 2 Food-Safety Rules
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is extending the comment period on proposed rules under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) aimed at strengthening assurances that imported food meets the same safety standards as food produced domestically ...More
    November 19, 2013 Posted in News, Bakery / Cereal
  • Water Deemed Top Beverage Among Adults
    Water represents nearly half of all beverages consumed by adults, making it their top beverage pick. Kids, however, drink significantly less, replaced by milk, soft drinks and fruit beverages, according to new research from the NPD Group. ...More
    November 19, 2013 Posted in News