NBJ/Engredea Monograph: Sweeteners 2013 Edition

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When it comes to eating, consumers have a choice. They can fight 15 million years of human evolution and turn up their nose at dessert. Or they can just admit it: Human beings are wired to like sweet. The quest to find the perfect sweetening solution for convenient, healthy but affordable food products marches on.

What is changing in the sweetener market and what does it mean in the bottom line? Nutritive versus high-intensity sweeteners? Is Stevia still in the game?

In this report:

I. SWEETENERS INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

II. COMPARING SWEETENERS

A. Nutritive sweeteners

  1. Liquid
  2. Dry
  3. Sugar-alcohols (or polyols)

B. Non-nutritive sweeteners (also called high-intensity sweeteners, or HIS)

C. Other Key Developments

  • Chart: Beverage Trends 2006-20115


III. CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF ‘GREEN’ SWEETENERS

  • Brazzein
  • Miraculin
  • Monellin
  • Montain
  • Thaumatin
  • Osladin

IV. HOW ‘STAR TREK SCIENCE’ IS CHANGING SWEETENERS

A. The transgenic science debate

V. NATURE’S THREE HIS STANDBYS: GLYCYRRHIZIN

  • Supply Problems
  • Overconsumption Risks?
  • Interesting New Products
  • Potential Health Benefits

VI. NATURE’S THREE HIS STANDBYS: MONK FRUIT

  • Monk Fruit vs. Stevia
  • A Growing Market
  • Finished Product Innovations

VII. NATURE’S THREE HIS STANDBYS: STEVIA, STILL IN THE GAME

  • History & Regulations
  • Latest Developments
  • Stevia Takes Off In Europe
  • Comparing the Costs of Stevia & Monk Fruit

VIII. NATURAL SWEETENERS: THE BOTTOM LINE

IX. OTHER SWEETENER NEWS

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