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.
High consumption of sweeteners such as aspartame or sucralose over a two week period has minimal effect on gut microbiota composition or SCFA production, according to the secondary outcomes of a double-blind RCT.
As non nutritive sweeteners are consumed by at least one in four children, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued a policy statement calling for clear labeling and future research into how they affect childrens' health and taste preferences....
Belgian supplier Beneo’s dessert thinktank is showing off some product concepts using sugar-free, ‘tooth-friendly’ isomalt and an already launched oligofructose-stevia blends for functional fibre candy.
Scientists from Korea and Denmark have reported the synthesis of
novel oligosaccharides with a relative sweetness of about 80 per
cent that of sucrose, potentially offering formulators with an
alternative sweetener source.
In a move to protect home markets Chinese corn processor Global
Bio-chem will link up with Japan's Mitsui & Co to develop,
manufacture and sell the bulk reduced calorie sweetener sorbitol in
China under a new joint venture...