Sweetening Solutions


Regulatory Compliance

And Another: Indiana Bill Seeks To Ban High-Fructose Corn Syrup

March 6, 2024
First shot at the sweetener in decades claims it poses a danger to Hoosiers’ health.
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Business Strategies

GAO: USDA's Sugar Program Costs Consumers $2.5-3.5 Billion a Year

Nov. 1, 2023
U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) review finds consumers and food manufacturers in 2022 paid twice the world price for sugar.
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People on the Move

U.S. Sugar Names New President and CEO

Oct. 27, 2023
Kenneth W. McDuffie takes the reins of the Florida-based sugar cane, citrus and sweet corn producer.
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Mergers & Acquisitions

ifiGourment Joins Roland Foods’ Portfolio of Home and Professional Chef Ingredient Products

Aug. 21, 2023
Importer and distributor of bakery, pastry, confectionery and ice cream products will roll into Roland’s AUI Fine Foods division.
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The World's First Flavor Enhancing Sweetener

We sat down with Chuck Nix, founder of Silky Smooth MicroCreamery and the creator of Silky Sweet, a flavor-enhancing, all-natural, sugar-free and ketogenic certified sweetener...
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Sweetening Solutions

Research Finds Sucralose Molecule Could Damage Human Cell DNA

June 5, 2023
Sucralose-6-acetate was found to be genotoxic to human blood cells in the study out of North Carolina State University.
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World Health Organization Advises Against Use of Non-Sugar Sweeteners for Weight Loss

May 15, 2023
New World Health Organization (WHO) guideline says evidence shows non-sugar sweeteners (NSS) may not reduce body fat in adults and children.
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Ingredient Round Up: April 2023

April 3, 2023
Our editors selected the following ingredients to feature in our April 2023 issue of Food Processing. See which products they chose.
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Cleveland Clinic Research Slams Erythritol

March 29, 2023
Large study finds it increases clotting and raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
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Sweetener Options Are Evolving for Food and Beverage Processors

Sept. 16, 2021
A growing toolbox of ingredients play key roles in formulations—and not all involve sweetness.
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How Ingredion is Helping Processors Increase Options by Reducing Sugar

Aug. 6, 2021
With us are Afrouz Naeini, Didem Icoz, and Christina Coles from Ingredion talking about how the company is helping product developers sweeten products without the added sugar....
Candy & Confectionary

Peeps Set to Make a Comeback for Easter 2021

Feb. 3, 2021
Just Born announced the marshmallow treats would be back on shelves in time for Easter 2021.
Sweetening Solutions

Researchers Uncover Possible Negative Effects of Stevia

Dec. 8, 2020
Sweetener may lead to a gut microbial imbalance, which itself could lead to a variety of gastrointestinal health issues.