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Tagatose can be used in a variety of applications including dairy beverages, ice cream, and yogurt. Pic: Getty Images/vavlt

Approvals for low-cost low-cal tagatose sweetener

By Jim Cornall

Virginia-based Bonumose, Inc. said it has achieved regulatory and food application milestones in the US and Canada for the low-glycemic, rare sugar tagatose, as the company progresses on time and on schedule for the opening of its first commercial production...

In 2019 Tate & Lyle commissioned Earthwatch to undertake a study to assess the environmental impacts of different approaches to stevia production in China.  Pic: Tate & Lyle

Tate & Lyle launches stevia sustainability program

By Jim Cornall

Tate & Lyle has launched a new sustainability program to enable stevia growers in China to lower their environmental impact and gain greater economic benefit from production of the no-calorie sweetener.

BRAIN has established a GRAS microorganism for the biotechnological production of the sweetener. Pic: Getty Images/MamaMiaPL

Roquette and BRAIN Group to scale-up protein sweetener production

By Jim Cornall

Roquette, a producer of plant-based ingredients for food, nutrition and health markets, biotech company BRAIN AG, and BRAIN Group company AnalytiCon Discovery have completed the R&D phase for the development of protein sweetener brazzein.

SweetBiotix is composed of naturally sweet fibers with a taste similar to sucrose that are not digested in the gut, making it free from calories. Pic: ©Getty Images/puhhha

Global dairy company to evaluate SweetBiotix calorie-free product

By Jim Cornall

OptiBiotix Health plc, a UK-based life sciences business developing compounds to tackle obesity, high cholesterol and diabetes, has entered into an evaluation agreement with a global dairy company for its SweetBiotix calorie-free sweet fibers.

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