High-Fructose Corn Syrup

MEP sounds isoglucose health warning as EU quotas end

MEP sounds isoglucose health warning as EU quotas end

By Niamh Michail

At the end of the month, the EU sugar regime will end, liberalising the market after nearly 50 years of production quotas. But one MEP is questioning whether the Commission has considered the impact on Europeans’ health as manufacturers switch to isoglucose.

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Pepsi won’t be rolling out Mug Root Beer with Sweetmyx 617 nationwide

Senomyx natural sweetener to move to the development phase

By Elaine Watson

Senomyx is focusing on advancing a new high intensity natural sweetener claimed to more potent than Reb-A into the ‘development phase,’ says its CEO.

Sugar taxes: A case of pop policy and comic consultation

By J T Winkler, emeritus professor of nutrition policy, London Metropolitan University

The UK's sugar tax was little more than populist light relief to brighten a speech full of economic doom and gloom. But what's worse, argues Professor Jack Winkler, is that the government's 'pseudo-consultation' about the tax is...

Ingredion supplies a wide range of food ingredients including starches, texturizing ingredients, and sweeteners.

Headwinds south of the border depress Ingredion earnings

By Hank Schultz

Food ingredient giant Ingredion reported a steep drop in year-over-year earnings in the third quarter of 2013, mostly from problems in South American markets.  In addition, the company foresees a complicated impact from a newly-passed tax in Mexico on...

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Dr Pepper bottling plant catches fire in Texas

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) says a fire at a Texas bottling plant for carbonates such as Dr Pepper and 7UP is under investigation and insists production will restart shortly.

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Big beverage players were ‘stuck behind the 8 ball’ on HFCS – Consultant

By Ben Bouckley

Martin Concannon, founder and MD of Kentucky-based consultancy, Lafayette Associates, tells BeverageDaily.com how the media firestorm that followed High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) in recent years was in part whipped-up by social media following a 2004...

Senomyx announces dual-purpose sweetness enhancer for HFCS and sucrose

Senomyx announces dual-purpose sweetness enhancer for HFCS and sucrose

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

San Diego-based flavor firm Senomyx has discovered a new taste modifier ingredient that can enhance the sweet flavor of both high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and sucrose, allowing food manufacturers to use less of either sweetener in formulations.

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Radioactive beverage snapped in 'glowing' cans

By Ben Bouckley

Radioactive Energy Drink has been relaunched in 16oz (473ml) cans from Rexam that glow in the dark through the use of glow-in-the-dark graphics using fluorescent inks.

Beverage brand loyalty in freefall as consumers turn 'super fickle'

Beverage brand loyalty in freefall as consumers turn 'super fickle'

By Elaine Watson

With brand loyalty in the beverage aisles “in freefall” manufacturers have to work harder to excite consumers with new ideas from retro-style acid phosphates to drinking vinegar and Horchata, according to market researchers at The Hartman Group.

Sugary sports drinks often mistaken as healthy: Study

Sugary sports drinks often mistaken as healthy: Study

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Many children and parents mistakenly associate sugary sports drinks with a healthy lifestyle, claim researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston (UTHealth).

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