Posts Tagged ‘sugar’

DBP lends Hijo Superfoods P645 million to ramp up sugar production

DBP lends Hijo Superfoods P645 million to ramp up sugar production

State-run Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) extended a P645-million loan to Hijo Superfoods, Inc. (HSI) to boost the local manufacturer’s coconut sugar and banana flour production for export, reports Business World. In a statement, DBP President and CEO Emmanuel G. Herbosa said the loan will fund the company’s “Project Honeycomb” that will beef up…

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Sweeteners reformulated for American consumers

Sweeteners reformulated for American consumers

Taste is king with American consumers, who according to new research, shy away from a wide range of consumer products containing low-calorie, high-intensity sweeteners because they feel they do not measure up to sugar. Survey respondents say the sweeteners have an unsatisfactory texture and give off an aftertaste. To them, it does not have the…

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Sugar reduction only at 3% announces Public Health England

Sugar reduction only at 3% announces Public Health England

Public Health England (PHE) has published new data showing how much progress the food and drink industry has made in reducing sugar in products that contribute most to children’s sugar intakes. The voluntary ambitions are set by government and form a vital part of measures to tackle obesity by making healthier choices easier and more accessible for…

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Chr Hansen launches a new FruitMax blue

Chr. Hansen launches a new FruitMax blue

Protecting the colour during boiling is a technical challenge now solved with the global launch of FruitMax Blue 1506 WS from Chr. Hansen Natural Colours. The Chr Hansen R&D and application team have developed a unique, liquid blue that protects the colour in that instant it hits the extremely hot candy mass. Blue is a…

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Influencers of confectionery habits amongst COVID-19

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COVID-19 is impacting all areas of the food and drink market, and the confectionery market is no exception to this. Currently, sales of items such as chocolate and sugar confectionery are on the rise across the globe, as consumers seek out moments of comfort. However, as these snacking occasions increasingly conflict with health goals, consumers…

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Smith & Sinclair announces global expansion

Smith & Sinclair

Smith & Sinclair, the innovators behind the world’s first Alcoholic Cocktail Gummies, have announced the first leg of their global expansion; as the London-born company move into Europe and the US. The brand will be selling its disruptive products and growing its brand partnership and product innovation division. To date, growth of the business has…

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Sleaford Quality Foods extend sugar and salt renovation even further

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Sleaford Quality Foods, cross-category supplier of multiple packaged foods, have pledged to further renovate sugar and salt from their range. The new programme encompasses soups, stuffing, jelly crystals, bakery mixes, gravies, sweet and savoury sauce mixes. The aim is to deliver sugar and salt levels below the March 2018 recommendations from Public Health England. Sleaford…

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Bebeto unveils reduced sugar treats

Bebeto

In response to growing consumer demand for healthier options, popular confectionery brand Bebeto has revealed three new products with 30% less sugar. Launching officially in summer 2019, the products will be available in attractive, shelf-ready packaging and are set to be a tasty treat for retailers and end-customers alike. High in fibre and with no…

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Cargill and Royal DSM to establish joint venture to bring zero-calorie, cost effective sweeteners to market faster

Avansya

Avansya venture to help food and beverage produces deliver the products and brands consumers love with significantly reduced calories. Cargill and Royal DSM announced a new joint venture, Avansya, to produce highly sought-after, sweet-tasting molecules, such as steviol glycosides Reb M and Reb D through fermentation. This means that food and beverage manufacturers will get…

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Sugar confectionery market expected to observe major growth by 2023

White and brown sugar in spoon

The sugar confectionery market in Asia Pacific and Latin America has been expanding at a robust pace over the past few years owing to the surging demand for confectionery foods, sweet snacks, and medicated confectioneries. The scenario in the sugar confectionery market in APAC and LATAM has been changing of late as consumers in the…

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