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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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Fiber solutions reduce sugar, entice consumers

- When sugar reduction is the goal, fiber can fill holes in formulations and offer nutritional benefits.

Techniques making sweeteners more cost-effective

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

Bittersweet cutbacks: Strategies for sugar reduction

- “Added sugar” labeling change forces bakers to find alternative methods of sugar replacement.

Clean label sweeteners ease formulating challenges

- Reducing sugars with clean label alternatives helps meet consumer demands.

Techniques making sweeteners more cost-effective

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