Natural sweeteners

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.

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

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’

While siratose is found in trace levels in monk fruit, Senomyx plans to produce it at scale via fermentation

Senomyx unveils 'natural' sweetener breakthrough, plans GRAS notification by end of 2019

Sweet Green Fields talks stevia, natural sweeteners

Where next for stevia? From designer glycoside blends to fermentation and enzyme modification

Experts weigh in on what the next ‘it’ beverage will  be as sales for the once all supreme soda slow

Experts weigh in on what the next ‘it’ beverage will be as sales for the once all supreme soda slow

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State bills call for warnings about risks associated with synthetic dyes & sugar-sweetened beverages

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Yogurt makers cut sugar but add fat and convenience to meet consumer demands

Fruit- and veggie-based snacks perform the best in the produce aisle in conventional retail channels, says Dang Foods

Dang Foods: The next generation of whole food snacks belongs in the produce aisle

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