Sweeteners (intense, bulk, polyols)

FDA issues GRAS no objection letter for Sweegen's Bestevia Reb-M - which starts with the leaf, then undergoes 'enzymatic conversion'

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California-based SweeGen has received a GRAS no objections letter from the FDA for the use of its Bestevia branded Reb-M - manufactured from stevia leaf extracts converted to Reb M using enzymes – for use as a general purpose sweetener for food and beverage applications in the US.

The new golden coconut sugar is expected to retail in May for $5.99 per one-pound bag at natural food stores nationwide.

Big Tree Farms unveils golden coconut sugar to compete with refined white sugar: 'This is going to be a truly disruptive sweetener’

ADM teams up with GLG Lifetech to sell stevia and monk fruit

ADM teams up with GLG Lifetech to add stevia and monk fruit to its portfolio

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New kid on the block explores novel business model for stevia production

Added sugar labeling is holding allulose back, says Tate & Lyle

Allulose could change the sugar reduction game... if labeling rules are changed, says Tate & Lyle

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Tate & Lyle teams up with Sweet Green Fields to widen stevia's reach

PureCircle: 'It’s about using the right combination of glycosides to deliver optimal taste performance...'

Consumers want stevia from the leaf, says PureCircle: ‘They want naturally-sourced plant-based ingredients’

Jim Thomas of ECT Group talks with Hank Schultz of NutraIngredients-USA at the Expo West trade show in Anaheim, CA. NIU-USA photo.

Synbio ingredients have vast market penetration, new list shows

KIND Snacks wants to ‘change the script’ in the fruit snacks segment with new Fruit Bites

KIND Snacks wants to ‘change the script’ in the fruit snacks segment with new Fruit Bites

Jim May talking to NutraIngredients-USA & FoodNavigator-USA in 2010

Industry lauds accomplishments of late stevia pioneer James May

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