Sweet on Healthier Ingredients: Sucrose Alternatives Are Offering Cleaner Labels and Slower-Digesting Sweet Products
Consumer demand for lower glycemic foods is leading formulators to choose healthier sweetening ingredients they can use for their foods and beverages, including stevia, xylitol, inulin, fructose and more, but formulators need to consider taste and bulking issues. Download this free Digital Issue to explore health benefits of popular sugar alternatives, as well as formulation solutions and data on the market for sweeteners. Takeaways include: *Demand for sugar alternatives is increasing as high-glycemic foods are pointed to as a cause of ill health effects. *Formulations can choose from many sweetener alternatives, including stevia, xylitol, inulin, fructose and more. *When reformulating sweet products, most sugar alternatives will require solutions to address taste and bulking issues.