Public health authorities, health professionals, the food and drink industry, and many consumers are united in their concerns… the issue can’t be sugar-coated anymore… many aspects of our modern lifestyle, are leading to an epidemic of ill health across the world. One very important ingredient in this is sugar - adults and children in many countries simply consume too much. We need to reduce the amount of sugar that we eat drastically. This paper explores the factors behind these concerns and options for sugar reduction that can offer additional health benefits.
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Fat Replacers,Fibers,Sweeteners (Non-Sugar)
Sensus produces and markets healthy food ingredients Frutafit inulin and Frutalose oligofructose, derived from natural chicory. Frutafit inulin and Frutalose oligofructose are prebiotic soluble dietary fibers with added health benefits, making them ideal ingredients for functional foods.
Sensus is a fast-growing company that produces the innovative food ingredients Frutafit inulin and Frutalose oligofructose. These ingredients come from a natural source, the chicory root.
As a committed partner for the food industry, Sensus offers expertise and know-how in application, health nutrition and the marketing of functional foods. A mutually inspiring connection based on dialogue and fruitful interaction results in the development of healthy and tasty food products.
15 Jun 2018 --- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued guidance which identifies eight specific fibers that can be classified as “dietary fibers” on the upcoming Nutrition Facts Label, marking the end of two years of uncertainty for manufacturers. In 2016, the FDA initially announced a new regulatory definition for dietary fiber and stated that to be considered a source of fiber, isolated or synthetic non-digestible carbohydrates must have a demonstrated physiological health benefit.
19 Apr 2018 --- PreScouter, a Chicago based technology scouting company, details novel replacements for sugars in a new analysis, that are from natural sources, safe, technologically viable and environmentally stable, for use in beverages. The company hopes that the report answers consumer calls for sweeteners that are both natural and healthy, in light of diabetes and obesity epidemics, and that it may aid informing beverage providers on how to best respond to calls for lowering sugar levels in drinks.
04 Sep 2017 --- Chicory root fiber producer Sensus announced today that its Frutafit and Frutalose products have been Non-GMO Project Verified in the US. Sensus’ chicory root fiber is described by the company as a dietary fiber that provides natural sweetness. It enables significant sugar reduction in food products, increases fiber content and enhances taste, according to a Sensus press release.