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Stevia and stevia-derived ingredients can be labeled as natural flavors in many countries depending on the use levels and guidelines from FEMA. There are many reasons manufacturers using stevia may want to declare it as a “natural…
Effective sugar reduction in a formula with sugar substitutes is not only about replacing the sweetness of sugar, but also replacing its bulk. We’ve launched a new line of 1:1 sugar replacements that achieve both.
Choosing from the vast variety of stevia can be challenging compared to traditional sugar substitutes. To break down the complexities of formulating with stevia, we’ve compiled a starter’s guide for stevia in beverage applications.
Acids are common in sweet foods & beverages. When reducing sugar with stevia, one must know how to harmonize the sweetness of stevia with different types of acids.
Nascent has received an FDA “No Questions” Letter for its Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) notification, effectively achieving the agency’s safety designation for SoPure™ Stevia.
Monk fruit extract is poised to be the next big natural non-nutritive sugar alternative. It’s 100-250 times as sweet as sugar, and offers several health benefits.
While some ingredient companies have struggled with shortages due to continued fallout from COVID-19, Nascent has reinforced availability of our broad range of stevia, including all grades…
Inositol, a sugar alcohol that is about 48% as sweet as sugar, can easily be added to most food and beverage products since it has a clean taste at the most common usage levels.
Boost the health and nutrition value of your products with Crystal E® Natural Vitamin E Powder, our brand of commercial Vitamin E for manufacturers of food & nutrition products.
Replacing sugar in a bar comes with unique challenges and requires a careful consideration of ingredients. For such formulations, we often turn to the prebiotic Isomalto-Oligosaccharide.