SweetBitz – Sugar Free Chocolate Chips

Icon Foods launches sugar-free, clean-label chocolate chips for bakery, dairy manufacturers PORTLAND, Oregon — From candies to fruits and nuts and even herbs and spices, inclusions are storming the food and beverage industry. As demand for “permissibly indulgent” products continues to grow, Icon Foods introduces “SweetBitz,” a new line of Read more…

CannaSweet

We are in the midst of a healthy revolution. Food companies across the globe are experiencing an upheaval as consumers change the way they approach food. They are reading labels carefully, not only to maximize nutrition but to be certain they understand what ingredients are in their foods. They are Read more…

New Stevia Plus Allulose Ingredient Is Blood Sugar Friendly

Jennifer GrebowMay 9, 2018 via http://www.nutritionaloutlook.com/food-beverage/new-stevia-plus-allulose-ingredient-blood-sugar-friendly Allulose, or D-allulose, is an up-and-coming ingredient in the sweetening world. This low-calorie sweetener, which naturally occurs in sources like wheat, figs, raisins, and jackfruit, is molecularly similar to fructose and glucose, but it has an outstanding quality: because it is not rapidly digested, metabolized, and Read more…

New CannaSweet Sweetener Reduces Sugar in Edible Cannabis Products

Source: http://www.nutritionaloutlook.com/food-beverage/new-cannasweet-sweetener-reduces-sugar-edible-cannabis-products Jennifer GrebowMar 16, 2018   Sweeteners supplier Icon Foods (Portland, OR) is offering makers of edible cannabis products a new tool to cut sugar content: a proprietary sweetener blend of allulose, stevia, and monk fruit that the company says is especially tailored to cannabis product applications. Called CannaSweet, the sweetener’s Read more…

New Stevia Plus Allulose Ingredient Is Blood Sugar Friendly

Source: Nutritional Outlook – http://www.nutritionaloutlook.com/article/new-stevia-plus-allulose-ingredient-blood-sugar-friendly Jennifer Grebow May 9, 2018 Allulose, or D-allulose, is an up-and-coming ingredient in the sweetening world. This low-calorie sweetener, which naturally occurs in sources like wheat, figs, raisins, and jackfruit, is molecularly similar to fructose and glucose, but it has an outstanding quality: because it Read more…

FDA Allows Allulose to be Excluded from Total and Added Sugars

Check out the original article by here Beth Kaiserman here: https://www.nosh.com/news/2019/fda-allows-allulose-to-be-excluded-from-total-and-added-sugars The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued new draft guidance last week for allulose, stating it intends to allow manufacturers to exclude the low-calorie sweetener from total and added sugars on Nutrition Facts labels, marking the first time a sweetener Read more…

Stevia’s Evolution

By Cindy Hazen Just as consumers’ food preferences are shifting toward healthier choices, natural sweeteners are evolving to meet the demand for clean eating.  Expectations for simple, understandable ingredients are in vogue. Concurrently, palates have become more refined. Clean is not only a word that applies to labels, it also Read more…