Sugar reduction

Edlong Functional Natural Dairy Flavors

Edlong Functional Natural Dairy Flavors

Learn how the unique attributes of select Functional Natural Dairy Flavors provide mouthfeel benefits in lower sugar applications and how they can be used to add functionality to both dairy containing and dairy-free products, allowing for the development of authentic...

Austrade Nutritis Fruit Sugars

Austrade Nutritis Fruit Sugars

Nutritis is a complete range of sweetening solutions from actual fruits – apples, dates and grapes. These natural fruit-based sweeteners are label friendly and allow for the elimination or reduction of various sugars (sucrose, glucose-fructose, dextrose, fructose,...

Clean Label Sugar Replacement Presentation

Clean Label Sugar Replacement Presentation

In addition to its role in modulating taste, aroma and color, sugar serves as bulking agent and texture modulator affecting flow properties, crystallization, interfacial and network formation in complex food systems. This presentation discussed the interaction of...

Consumers Lean Toward Simplified Labels

Consumers Lean Toward Simplified Labels

March 29, 2018 — Consumers lean toward simplified labels and additionally crave transparency now more than ever. Clean label is the industry’s response to that need for label transparency. “Today, 94% of consumers feel that it is important for brands to be...

Clean Label Challenges: Sugar Affects Properties

Clean Label Challenges: Sugar Affects Properties

March 29, 2018 — In addition to its role in modulating taste, aroma and color, sugar serves as both bulking agent and texture modulator. Sugar affects properties such as flow, crystallization, as well as interfacial and network formation in complex food systems. A...

Fruit & Vegetable Ingredient Functionalities

Fruit & Vegetable Ingredient Functionalities

October 1, 2015 - With a focus on clean labels, Martha (Marty) Porter, Scientist at Merlin Development, discussed fruit & vegetable ingredient functionalities used to sweeten, color, texturize, preserve, fortify and flavor. Highlights from sweeteners, colors and...

Clean Labels: Implications & Strategies

Clean Labels: Implications & Strategies

April 1, 2014 - Clean labels may be “tipping to the mainstream;” so predicted Leslie Skarra, CEO, at Merlin Development, Inc. The trend in the U.S. is small, but growing and “snowballing” in the UK and Europe. Baby Boomers have been driving  the expansion with...

Market Trends: Simple & Clean Opportunities

Market Trends: Simple & Clean Opportunities

March 21, 2014 - When it comes to new trends in the clean label movement, Leonardo da Vinci put it best: “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” In viewing market trends: simple & clean opportunities abound. Purity and simplicity have taken clean label by...