25 03, 2022

Healthy Labelling Regulation with Nutri-Score

As consumer interest in healthy, clean label food continues to grow, so does a need to understand and contextualize the benefits. Nutri-Score is a Front-of-Pack (FoP) nutrition labelling scheme that allows a comparison of food products across categories and brands. It provides an evaluation of positive and negative nutritional aspects of the product's micro, macronutrients [...]

30 09, 2021

Acesulfame

Acesulfame What is Acesulfame? Acesulfame is an artificial sweetener used to substitute sugar in low calorie products. It is 100 - 300 times sweeter than sucrose. Acesulfame is most commonly used in foods and soft drinks in combination with aspartame to provide a sweet flavor without metallic aftertaste.1 Acesulfame is mainly available [...]

3 09, 2021

Erythritol

Erythritol Also known as erythrol, erythrite, erythoglucin What is Erythritol? Erythritol is a low-calorie keto sweetener commonly used to sweeten beverages, yogurts, custards, and baked goods. It has a sweetening potency is around 60% that of sucrose1 Commercially available as a crystalline white powder, erythritol is a sugar alcohol that has a [...]

3 09, 2021

Saccharin

Saccharin What is Saccharin? Saccharin is an artificial sweetener used to substitute sugar in low calorie products. It is 200 - 800 times sweeter than sucrose, and provides no energy. This makes it an ideal substitute for low calorie baked products.1 One major drawback for saccharin usage is the metallic aftertaste detected [...]

5 10, 2020

Cut Sugar, Not Taste: Baking with Allulose

Low sugar, low calorie, high flavor, high taste—that's the goal with any alternative sweetener or sugar. From nutrition label requirements to diet trends like keto and paleo, there are lots of reasons to find reliable sweet solutions. Have you heard about allulose? It's a reduced-calorie sweetener for the food and beverage industry A ketohexose monosaccharide It's about 70% [...]

24 12, 2019

Allulose

Allulose What is Allulose? Allulose is a novel reduced-calorie sweetener for the food and beverage industry. It is a ketohexose monosaccharide with the scientific name D-ribo-hexulose, or just D-psicose. It is about 70% as sweet as sucrose. It provides only 10% as many calories as sucrose (0.4 calories per gram).1,2 [...]

21 06, 2016

Sorbitol

Sorbitol What is Sorbitol? Sorbitol is a sugar alcohol that is manufactured from the glucose produced from cornstarch. It is often used as a sugar substitute in candies, baked goods, syrups and beverages. Sorbitol is roughly 60% as sweet as sucrose and has approximately 2.6 calories per gram1 It also occurs naturally [...]

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