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Coconut palm sugar: untapped potential

Coconut palm sugar: untapped potential
Tue, 24/01/17 - 07:15
By Freek Jan Koekoek


Aliet-Kokomel Premium coconut sugarCoconut palm sugar, or palm blossom sugar, is gradually being discovered in western markets as a natural sweetener which brings some surprising benefits for companies and consumers. The product has a distinct taste and rich flavour, unl
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Trend to natural, minimally processed sweeteners a boost for Sipal

Trend to natural, minimally processed sweeteners a boost for Sipal
Tue, 03/02/15 - 20:28
By Warren Beaumont


With the consumer backlash against refined sugars and the debate over whether stevia leaf sweeteners are really natural, along with the trend to raw and minimally processed ingredients, organic and natural sweeteners are seeing growing demand. One company that is benefit
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Natural sweeteners rise with growing health concerns over refined sugars

Natural sweeteners rise with growing health concerns over refined sugars
Tue, 03/02/15 - 20:03
By Warren Beaumont


Global demand for naturally processed and organic sweeteners has grown since 2012-2014 due to campaigns in the U.S. and globally over rising sugar consumption and levels of sugar and high-fructose corn syrup in soft drinks and processed foods generally, and its link to ob
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Sipalís organic sweeteners gain more trade attraction

Sipalís organic sweeteners gain more trade attraction
Fri, 26/04/13 - 01:13
By Warren Beaumont


Global demand for naturally processed, organic sweeteners is growing due to campaigns and issues in the U.S. and the EU in 2012 concerning soda (sugar) beverages and artificial and alternative sweeteners such as sucralose and aspartame, while stevia is providing challen
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Selecting honey as natural sweetener

Selecting honey as natural sweetener
Fri, 14/09/12 - 20:06
By O.W.N News Network


Honey is a natural sweetener obtained from bee nectar. Honey is produced in different regions of the world, each one showing unique traits, as result of the conditions where it was extracted. Raw unprocessed honey is considered a superfood, packed with antioxidants, enzym
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Stevia gains markets but issues remain

Stevia gains markets but issues remain
Sat, 05/05/12 - 10:32
By Warren Beaumont


The development and growth of natural sweeteners such as agave, yacon and stevia has been driven by concerns over rising levels of obesity and diabetes and also with sweeteners such as high fructose corn syrup. Researchers in LWT – Food Science and Technology recent
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Sales of Maple and Agave Syrup remain strong

Sales of Maple and Agave Syrup remain strong
Thu, 03/05/12 - 21:15
By Warren Beaumont


Luc DesbiensNatural sweetener popularity across the board continues to rise; the category is up 8 percent according to the SPINS scan. Agave, which is 1.4 times sweeter than sugar, has been a driving force in the overall growth of the sweetener industry. Agave-based swe
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The iidea Co. introduces flavored agave syrups

The iidea Co. introduces flavored agave syrups
Tue, 01/05/12 - 15:50
By Anne Melanie Mazile


The iidea Company, pioneer and industry leader for over 20 years in the development of agave syrup is launching a complete new line of flavored organic agave syrups this year. The new product range is presented in different brix options and densities and can be delivered
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Agave promises a durable, sustainable fibre

Agave promises a durable, sustainable fibre
Mon, 27/02/12 - 19:37
By Adriana Michael


Blue Agave (Weber Tequilana) is not only known for its use in the production of the natural sweetener agave syrup and tequila, Mexico’s national alcoholic beverage. It is also a crop with potential for other economically and environmentally sustainable applications,
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Natural sweeteners continue to rise

Natural sweeteners continue to rise
Mon, 13/02/12 - 14:20
By Warren Beaumont


Consumer demand for all-natural sweeteners keeps growing. The category is up 8 percent according to the SPINS scan. Agave, which is 1.4 times sweeter than sugar, has been a driving force in the overall growth of the sweetener industry. Agave-based sweeteners sold nearly $
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What makes a high quality agave syrup

What makes a high quality agave syrup
Thu, 02/02/12 - 09:00
By Adriana Michael


Demand for natural sweeteners to replace refined white sugar and high-fructose corn syrup is on the rise. Alternatives like agave syrup have taken front stage. There are more than 200 types of agave plants. Agave syrup and another sweetener called insulin are only made f
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Natureís Agave now in Williams-Sonoma

Natureís Agave now in Williams-Sonoma
Fri, 20/01/12 - 17:57
By O.W.N News Network


Nature’s Agave Premium Raw agave nectar variety is now available at all 260 Williams-Sonoma stores nationwide. Williams -Sonoma is a specialty US retailer of high-quality home products including gourmet cookware and premium food. The agave nectar is made from 100 pe
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