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Sugar supplement slows tumor growth and can improve cancer treatment

LONDON, UK — Mannose sugar, a nutritional supplement, can both slow tumour growth and enhance the effects of chemotherapy ...

Cargill and Royal DSM to establish JV to bring zero-calorie sweeteners to market

HEERLEN, NL and MINNEAPOLIS, MN USA — As food and beverage producers look to significantly reduce calories in their offeri...

Liteez: new sweetener production process cuts energy, saves water

CAESAREA, Israel – Lampados International, Ltd. has completed a new plant expansion for the production of Liteez, a vegan,...

Cargill starts producing its next-generation sweetener, EverSweet

MINNEAPOLIS, U.S. and REINACH, Switzerland — Cargill has officially started producing EverSweet,  a zero-calorie, next-gen...

Pastry and food design: The increasing importance of how things look

The boundary between food design and pastry making is becoming increasingly blurred and window displays have come to resem...

Study shows huge health benefits by cutting back sugar in sugary drinks

SYDNEY, Australia – More than 150,000 Australian deaths could be prevented if the energy content of sugary drinks was cut ...

Israeli company launches dissolvable, meringue-like stevia sweetener

CAESAREA, Israel – A company called Lampados International Ltd. (Caesarea, Israel) has launched a new stevia (Stevia rebaudiana) sweetener, called Liteez, which has a meringue-like appearance and is designed to dissolve into a foam in hot beverages. Formulating the company’s meringue-like “kiss” sweetener with stevia was a challenge due to ...

The Mocha Frappe Index shows wobbly prospects for soft commodities

SINGAPORE – The Mocha Frappe Index, made up of prices of what goes into your everyday mocha frappe — cocoa, sugar and coffee, does not look rosy. New York May cocoa futures, which traded above US$3,000 (S$4,205) per tonne in August last year, skimmed the low of US$1,869 early this month.

Fewer ingredients, more profits the hot trend in the U.S. coffee creamer market

ROCKVILLE, Md., U.S. – Sales of coffee creamers are on the rise. In the report, Refrigerated Coffee Creamers: U.S. Market ...

University of Illinois study shows how many calories Americans add to coffee, tea

MILAN – A new study from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign analyzed the impact adding sweeteners to coffee and tea have on overall daily caloric intake ...