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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 ...

Next-gen 3D ultra low-calorie sweetener to reduce sugar in your coffee

CAESAREA, Israel – Lampados International Ltd. will launch Liteez, a next-gen sweetener, at the ISM show in Cologne, 29.01...

New Trends: Artisan gelato is cool in North America

The USA has officially adopted “gelato”, which they now like to call by its Italian name: “gelato” means the artisan varie...

Peruvian cocoa and Swiss milk blend together into a unique dark chocolate

The Swiss start-up Choba Choba, renowned for its dark chocolate which is produced in the Alto Huayambamba valley in the he...

European food and beverage companies get green light to use new sweetener options

MINNEAPOLIS, U.S. – With the European Commission amending its current steviol glycocide specifications on Nov. 3, 2016, Eu...

More Brits prefer plain cup of tea as nation continues to ditch sugar

The nationwide backlash against the sweet stuff has smashed the milk and two sugars stereotype, a poll of 2,000 people rev...

How the sugar industry shifted blame to fat

The sugar industry paid scientists in the 1960s to play down the link between sugar and heart disease and promote saturate...