Posts Tagged sweeteners

Overweight people ‘less likely than average to consume soft drinks’

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Despite a difficult year for the soft drinks industry, the overall retail value of the industry rose by 3.3 per cent in 2012, to nearly £15 billion. According to the […]

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Aspartame ‘poses no toxicity concern’

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EFSA opinion on artificial the sweetener aspartame says ‘it poses no toxicity concern for consumers at current levels’.

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Nutrition claims & conditions governing their use

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Sweeteners

If it weren’t for artificial intense sweeteners, the only way to satisfy a sweet tooth would be with natural sugars such as sucrose, fructose and maltose, which are full of calories and contribute to tooth decay.

The modern desire to eat sweet foods that don’t make you fat has led to the development of a variety of low calorie intense sweeteners that are much sweeter than […]

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Global additives market on the up

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Global sales of food and drink additives reached £17.3 billion last year, according to a new report. The best performing sectors include enzymes, acidulants and hydrocolloids, says Leatherhead Food Research’s […]

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E-numbers feast!

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The day I ate as many E-numbers as possible! Food labels such as ‘natural’ and ‘pure’ are confusing shoppers, according to a survey. But even more misunderstood are the E […]

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