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Sweetener Substitutes

Sweetener substitutes

Sweeteners have received a lot of attention in recent months relating to obesity, diabetes and other health concerns and issues. However, consumers still have a big sweet tooth. This Research Assistant finds news and reports on how the category has reacted and new innovations.

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Techniques making sweeteners more cost-effective

- Enzyme technology focuses on a ‘rare sugar’ while fermentation may increase supply of steviol glycosides.

The many uses of fruit and vegetable powders

- Give consumers the clean label they demand with a little help.

Be wary of new natural sweeteners

- Stevia and monk fruit make progress in sugar reduction, but others have 'significant defects,' says speaker at IFT17.

Dimensions of sweetness

- As bakers clean up ingredient lists, honey and malt extracts can provide natural sweetness and depth of flavor and function.

Images from BakingTech 2017

- ASB BakingTech 2017 puts industry diversity to work to create a dynamic ‘Best Week in Baking.’
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