New Stevia Plus Allulose Ingredient Is Blood Sugar Friendly

Source: Nutritional Outlook – 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 […]

Ingredient Companies Increase Production Capacity

Find the original article by Beverage Industry at: Beneo, Morris Plains, N.J., opened a new Wanze, Belgium-based plant to manufacture vegetal protein. As the requests for plant-based proteins grows in North America and worldwide, the $5.5 million factory will serve more food manufacturing customers, the company says. Beneo also will be able […]

Sweetening solutions gain momentum in reducing sugar content, improving taste

Check out the original article by Barbara Harfmann here: A McDonald’s TV commercial that aired in the late-1970s featured a little boy adorably telling a little girl who was moving away how “neat, sweet and hard to beat” she was. When it comes to sweetening solutions like stevia, erythritol and monk fruit, […]

The Rush to Reduce Sugar

Karen Nachay | November 2018, Volume 72, No.11 Click here to read the article from the original post.  Eat less sugar. That’s what consumers have heard for years. Consuming less sugar can be a challenge though. Sugar plays several functional roles in food and beverage applications and often turns up […]

Steviva Awarded SQF Level 2 Certification

PORTLAND, Oregon — To say Steviva Ingredients has grown since its inception in Thom King’s garage in 1999 is an understatement. With annual sales in excess of $10 million and a staff of 14 employees, the local clean-label sweetening solutions supplier shows no sign of slowing down. Just this month, […]