Ingredients

No more bitter back-end with new tea formula, says flavour and fragrance ingredient supplier Treatt

No more bitter back-end with stevia specific tea

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

Flavour and fragrance ingredient supplier Treatt has created a new tea formula adapted to the specific flavour of stevia in response to a growing market trend for natural sweeteners.

Caffeine cards are on table following IOM meeting, observers say

Caffeine cards are on table following IOM meeting, observers say

By Hank Schultz

A recent workshop sponsored by the Institute of Medicine on caffeine and its effect in consumer products such as energy drinks was helpful in making clear the points of view of the various stakeholders, according to observers.  What was less clear was...

PQQ set to make splash in sports nutrition beverages

PQQ set to make splash in sports nutrition beverages

By Hank Schultz

Two firms have joined forces to bring the multifunctional molecule pyrroloquinoline quinone, or PQQ, into the sports nutrition market via beverage applications.  The partnership pairs Virun’s delivery technology with Nascent Health Sciences' supply...

T&L CEO Javed Ahmed: “The difference in the business today is if the US had anaemic growth we would not have been able to address that.”

Tate & Lyle meeting profit targets despite 4% US soft drink slide

By Shane STARLING

Tate & Lyle CEO Javed Ahmed says earning and profit forecasts are intact – “mid single digit growth” – despite an unseasonably cold spring that has contributed to an annual drop of 4% in the US soft drinks market and hit its specialty and bulk sweeteners...

Is sustainability a priority for stevia users?

Is sustainability a priority for stevia users?

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Stevia supplier PureCircle has released sustainability goals for 2020 - but is sustainability really top-of-mind for stevia users? And why does the company define calorie reduction as part of sustainability? FoodNavigator speaks with PureCircle's...

Maple water: The new coconut water?

Maple water: The new coconut water?

By Hank Schultz

Coconut water has a new competitor. Maple water, a beverage consisting of the raw sap from sugar maple trees, has made its Canadian market debut in Quebec and British Columbia, according to an organization of maple sugar producers.

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