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'Stevia launches in beverages drove a large percentage of the over 1000 stevia launches we saw globally in 2012': PureCircle VP Jason Hecker

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Beverage launches driving stevia-sweetened product growth: PureCircle

By Mark ASTLEY

The number of stevia-sweetened products launched around the world in 2012 'nearly doubled' compared to 2011 – a figure that leading stevia manufacturer, PureCircle, attributes to a recent steady stream of naturally-sweetened beverage launches.

'Visualization' of the structure of sucralose (Picture Copyright: Christopher Chen/Flickr)

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Sucralose and stevia steal sweetening show for US beverage developer

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Stevia and sucralose are the best natural and non-natural sweeteners on the US market, according to one beverage developer, with savvy formulators able to iron out the former’s aftertaste issues.

Use of monk fruit as an all-natural, zero calorie sweetener has tripled in the past five years, according to Mintel

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Monk fruit makes headway…but still faces aftertaste issues: Mintel

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Mintel analyst Laura Jones tells BeverageDaily.com that use of monk fruit as an all-natural, zero calorie sweetener has tripled in the past five years, but says she believes it still has taste issues to overcome.

EU brain health opportunities in omega-3 and beyond

EU brain health opportunities in omega-3 and beyond

By Diana Cowland

Brain health and memory emerged as a winner from the EU Article 13.1 health claims list as the link between nutrition and cognitive performance strengthens in the scientific literature.

Chr Hansen expands colouring food offering

Chr Hansen expands colouring food offering

By Nathan Gray

Ingredient supplier Chr. Hansen says it has stepped up efforts to support food and drink manufacturers in making the switch to the 'next generation' of natural colours by expanding its range of colouring foodstuffs.

Not all ginkgo biloba extracts are created equal, according to the American Botanical Council (Picture Copyright: NTP report)

ABC hits back at report linking Ginkgo Biloba to cancers in mice

By Ben BOUCKLEY

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) insists consumers should avoid gingko biloba, a tree-derived extract commonly used in teas, some energy drinks and supplements, after a US government report linked it to cancers in mice.

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