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Sugar- free confectionery producers to be present at Sweets & Snacks Middle East, on a fast growing market

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Sugar-free snack manufacturers will line-up alongside traditional confectionary producers at Sweets & Snacks Middle East 2015, October 27-29, the MENA region’s leading platform for the international sweets, confectionery and snack industries. According to Euromonitor, the UAE and Saudi Arabia are claiming to be the biggest chunks of the region’s annual chocolate spend. In registering spends of USD 38 and USD… Read more »

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Bayn Develops Stevia Containing Solution for No-Added-Sugar Chocolate

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Bayn has developed a cost effective solution for no-added-sugar chocolate, by using a steviol glycoside based composition containing natural flavours and other healthy ingredients, that according to test panels tastes as good as chocolate sweetened with sugar. “To replace sugar in chocolate is a well-known challenge in the industry, both in terms of taste and costs,” said Roger Aidoo, Ph.D.,… Read more »

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Stevia Still at the Starting Gate in Sugar-Free Confectionery

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Despite ongoing concerns about health and the reduction of sugar in the diet, sugar-free lines accounted for less than 7% of global confectionery launches in 2014, a similar penetration level to that in 2013.

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