In-depth understanding of how stevia works with different flavour systems, bulking agents, and other ingredients is required to optimise NPD or reformulation of existing food and drinks using the natural sweetener.
Last week marked the start of a long awaited court case between
sweetener firms McNeil Nutritionals and Merisant, after which a
jury is expected to decide if consumers are being misled by the
marketing strategy for popular sweetener...
Almost two thirds of Americans are concerned about the safety of
artificial sweeteners, a factor that could potentially impact the
expected continued growth of the sugar-free market, according to a
new Mintel report.
Artificial sweeteners will lead the growth in the food additives
market on the back of rising consumer demand for functional foods,
closely followed by nutraceuticals and food preservatives, but
flavours will remain, by far, the largest...