Ingredients business Tate and Lyle has released a trading statement projecting further growth for the international group, after a positive fourth quarter of 2018.
As we have reported over the past couple of months, there have been a number of studies underlining how much consumers value having healthier choice options, including within confectionery and bakery markets.
Nestlé has announced changes that further strengthen its research and development operations.
Global ingredients business Cargill is releasing new de-oiled lecithin products that have been developed for the confectionery and bakery markets.
Producer of natural sweeteners, flavours, and botanicals Layn has announced the opening of its European office in Savona, Italy.
Kerry Taste & Nutrition has developed TasteSense, a natural flavouring solution, which is said to build back the sweetness that is lost when sugar is reduced in a product.
PureCircle has launched its Sigma-Xcelerator tool, designed to provide ingredient combinations that maximise product taste as well as facilitate sugar reduction, speed to market, cost and solubility.
The use of stevia in food and beverage products is expanding rapidly, new research suggests, with sugar and gum confectionery among the categories posting the highest growth rates.
Consumers’ shift away from sugar consumption is an important driver behind significant changes in the food and beverage industry, according to a new report.