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Weight management ranked as the top reason consumers are limiting sugar in their diets, according to Mintel. ©iStock/JulyProkopiv

IFT 2017

Mintel talks trends in sugar and sweeteners

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Sugar reduction is a trend among most consumers (84%), with millennials leading the charge citing more reasons than older consumers for following the health trend, according Mintel.

Marcia Pires, polymer science researcher, Braskem.

Interpack 2017

Braskem packaging changes color if a product is unfit for consumption

By Jenny Eagle

Thermoplastic resin producer Braskem has partnered with Clemson University in the US and Rio Grande do Sul Federal University (UFRGS) in Brazil to create intelligent packaging which can change color if a product is unfit for consumption.