We spoke with the Chicago-based ingredient company at IBIE 2019 about how its non-digestible, essentially calorie-free ‘rare sugar’ can change the better-for-you and functional side of chocolate and candy.
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Singapore based Wilmar International, in a surprise deal, will acquire the sugar and renewable energy business of Australian giant CSR for US$1.47bn, a move which trounces the recent bid by Chinese firm Bright Food Group, according to media reports.
Tate & Lyle has seen a new surge in sucralose sales in the last 6 months thanks to customers restocking after running down amassed supplies; and stocks at the mothballed US site are expected to run down by the year’s end.
Tate & Lyle’s loss of its sucralose patent case last week may have broken its monopoly of the sucralose market, but is unlikely to throw the doors wide to competitors, says one of the companies cleared in the case.