Half-year report: Flavor players spread bets, policy hurdles

Jun 2018


A new wave of natural sweeteners: Natural sweeteners, including stevia, have been trending amid the clean label boom. With the first half of 2018 seeing changes in sugar reduction and the needs of the consumer, many ingredients suppliers to innovate even further in the space of sugar reduction with new and emerging sweeteners, including stevia extracts. Other emerging natural sweeteners in this space include allulose, spelt and date syrup, which will lead to increased innovation in using ever more plant-based sweeteners.