Sweeteners (intense, bulk, polyols)

Artificial sweeteners raise stroke and dementia risk, study claims

Defra’s Family Food Survey published in March, found sales of regular soft drinks fell by 34.6% between 2010 and 2014. Low-calorie drinks purchases increased by 35.8%. The survey stated that 38% of all soft drinks consumed were fully sugared, ©iStock

Drinking at least one artificially sweetened beverage daily may increase the risk of developing stroke or dementia compared to those who consumed this drink less than once a week.

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PureCircle plans to bring glucosylated stevia to Europe with EFSA request

The two major glycosides found in the leaves are stevioside and rebaudioside A. Both taste approximately 200–300 times sweeter than sucrose.©iStock/Heike Rau

New insights reveal how stevia controls blood sugar levels

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Nutritionists dispute relevance of sugar levels in chocolate spreads following report

DSM opens new Dutch biotechnology centre

DSM opens new Dutch biotechnology centre

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The big debate: Can sugar survive a public health crisis?

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Sugar, salt and fat taxes are 'very positive', says Health Commissioner

ADM are in the midst of a European investment drive into sweeteners and starch production. ©iStock

ADM ramps up sweetener investment with French acquisition

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EFSA to recommend daily intake values for added sugar by 2020

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A 20% sugar cut by 2020? ‘It won’t be possible,’ says FDF

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