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  • CSPI Adds Monk Fruit to Guide for Food Additives

    June 28, 2013
    The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has made a new entry in its Chemical Cuisine: A Guide to Food Additives for mogrosides, the active sweetener compound from monk fruit that can be up to 250 times sweeter than sugar. The non-profit…

  • Canada Approves Stevia for Use in Foods and Beverages

    December 4, 2012
    Canadian stevia suppliers are in great spirits today, following news that Health Canada has approved the use of stevia in food and beverages. Prior to this approval, stevia was available only within natural health product applications. Stevia is a na…

  • Stevia Awareness Outpaces Sucralose

    July 21, 2011
    Awareness of stevia has grown rapidly alongside a positive perception in the marketplace, according to findings from a new consumer study from PureCircle Insights Group. The study also identifies a stark contrast between stevia development and prior high intensity sweeteners.

  • Codex Adopts Maximum Use Levels for Stevia in Food

    July 8, 2011
    The Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) has adopted all the proposed draft maximum levels for steviol glycosides as submitted for adoption by the Codex Committee on Food Additives (CCFA). The CAC official report will be issued after the end of the meeting on July 9th.

  • Companies Sweetening on Potential for Agave

    June 21, 2011
    While agave is probably best known as the plant from which tequila is made, interest continues to rise for its use as a sweetener in the form of agave nectar, or agave syrup, according to Innova Market Insights.

  • Domino Sugar Enters Stevia Market

    May 17, 2011
    Domino Foods, Inc., Iselin, NJ, has entered a collaborative agreement with WILD Flavors GmbH and Sunwin International to offer all-natural sweetener products, such as cane sugar, rice, malt and stevia, in addition to sweetening systems that can include both natural and artificial sweeteners plus sophisticated flavor modifiers.

  • Monk Fruit Gaining Attention as Stevia Rival

    August 17, 2010
    As stevia moves into the EU food market, interest is already turning to new quarters and suggestions of a rival in the natural sweetener stakes have focused interest on luo han guo, or monk fruit.

  • BioVittoria Receives FDA Approval for Fruit-Sweetness

    February 1, 2010
    BioVittoria, Hamilton New Zealand, has received official notification from FDA that its Fruit-Sweetness branded monk fruit concentrate is GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) as a sweetener and flavor enhancer.

  • Weight Wellness Reaches Tipping Point

    March 2, 2015
    New Nutrition Business offers trend predictions for 2015.

  • NOW Foods Named One of the National Best & Brightest Companies to Work For

    December 24, 2014
    NOW Foods, Bloomingdale, IL, has been selected, for the second year in a row, by the National Association of Business Resources (NABR) as one of the Best & Brightest Companies to Work For in the U.S.  In June, NOW was honored for the seve…