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Nascent Health Sciences Announces New Name HOWTIAN LLC
As part of our efforts to consolidate and unify global business operations under the new brand, going forward Nascent Health Sciences will be operating as HOWTIAN LLC to best serve our customers in North America.
7 Steps to Formulating with Stevia
When formulating or reformulating a product with stevia, the sugar reduction process can sometimes encounter challenges. To break down these complexities, our experts have created this simple step-by-step guide to formulating with stevia.
Guidelines for Natural Flavor Labeling with Stevia
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…
Reducing Sugar While Adding Bulk for Baked Goods, Desserts, and Confections
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.
How to Formulate with Stevia in Beverages & More
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.
How to Balance Stevia With Acids in Sugar Reduction Formulations
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’s SoPure™ Stevia Attains FDA GRAS Status
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: How to Formulate With This Popular Natural Sweetener
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.
Nascent Bolsters Stevia Supply Amid COVID-19 Global Supply Chain Shortages
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…
How to Use Inositol in Successful Product Applications
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.