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Sweegen Praises New Framework on Stevia Technology by International Food Safety Authority

Sweegen Praises New Framework on Stevia Technology by International Food Safety Authority

Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., Jan. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Sweegen’s health and wellness commitment through global sugar reduction solutions became stronger after Codex Alimentarius (Codex), the international food standard safety authority, recently adopted the specifications for all four stevia technologies, including Sweegen’s bioconversion. “The new Codex framework is timely as the benefits of steviol glycosides, the sweet component in [...]

Sweegen Expands Sugar Reduction Portfolio with High-Intensity Sweetener Brazzein

Sweegen Expands Sugar Reduction Portfolio with High-Intensity Sweetener Brazzein

Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., Oct. 4 (Korea Bizwire) – Sweegen is expanding its extensive sweetener portfolio in early 2022 with the zero-calorie, high-intensity sweetener brazzein.  The product was developed in collaboration with long-term innovation partner Conagen, which has scaled it to commercial production. Brazzein is a small, heat-stable protein, 500 to 2,000 times sweeter than regular sugar, [...]

Sweegen Delights China’s Consumers with Premiumization of Low-Calorie Confectionery Chocolate

Sweegen Delights China’s Consumers with Premiumization of Low-Calorie Confectionery Chocolate

Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — As Asia-Pacific’s chocolate market diversifies and consumer tastes gravitate to sophistication, Sweegen has expanded its footprint into China by formulating premium low-calorie confectionery chocolate for the brand TeChoco. “Sweegen has demonstrated the near-impossible task of formulating low-calorie great-tasting confectionery chocolate products with low to no sugar,” [...]

Malaysia Welcomes SweeGen’s Bestevia® Zero-Calorie Stevia Sweeteners for Food and Beverages

Malaysia Welcomes SweeGen’s Bestevia® Zero-Calorie Stevia Sweeteners for Food and Beverages

Rancho Santa Margarita, May 4 (Korea Bizwire) — As pandemic conditions have encouraged Asian consumers to adopt healthier lifestyles and diets, the Malaysia Ministry of Health officially accepted SweeGen’s zero-calorie Bestevia sweeteners, Rebaudiosides D, E and M for use as ingredients in food and beverage products. Brands in Asia are striving to deliver sweet indulgence alongside [...]

SweeGen’s Bestevia® Reb M Heads to Final Approval in European Union

SweeGen’s Bestevia® Reb M Heads to Final Approval in European Union

Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., April 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Navigating sugar reduction solutions in Europe just got better for food and beverage brands. Today, SweeGen announced its next generation Bestevia Rebaudioside M (Reb M) stevia sweetener is in the final phase before the European Union publishes the approval in a few months. In anticipation of the published approval, SweeGen [...]

SweeGen Announces Successful Scale-up of Bestevia® Reb N

SweeGen Announces Successful Scale-up of Bestevia® Reb N

Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., Jan. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – SweeGen is making possible a healthier, more guilt-free, and sweeter world with the commercialization of Bestevia® Rebaudioside N (Reb N), a special zero-calorie, highly sought-after natural stevia sweetener.  Reb N is a naturally occurring sweetener found in stevia leaves. The unique sensory profile of Bestevia Reb N makes it [...]

SweeGen Announces Approval in Brazil of Full Range of Next Generation Stevia Sweeteners

SweeGen Announces Approval in Brazil of Full Range of Next Generation Stevia Sweeteners

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Dec. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Sugar reduction solutions company SweeGen announced Brazil’s National Health and Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) has assessed and approved the company’s full range of Bestevia® stevia sweeteners as a food additive. After a safety review, ANVISA confirmed approvals to SweeGen of its full range of Bestevia Rebaudiosides including Rebs [...]

Blue California Unveils Natural Destination Flavors Collection 2021 for Hard Seltzer

Blue California Unveils Natural Destination Flavors Collection 2021 for Hard Seltzer

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Hard seltzer brands can now explore new, true-to-fruit, clean natural flavors with Blue California’s Destination Flavors Collection 2021 in their ready-to-drink (RTD) alcoholic beverages. Inspired by favorite globetrotting getaways, spanning from Spain to Thailand to Aruba, the Destination Flavors Collection captivates consumer taste buds within an arm’s reach of [...]

SweeGen Commercializes New Bestevia® Reb I

SweeGen Commercializes New Bestevia® Reb I

Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., Oct. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — As clean-label zero-calorie natural sweeteners continue to be attractive to consumers, SweeGen announced the expansion of its natural sweetener portfolio with the commercial production of Bestevia® Reb I, a next generation high-purity stevia sweetener and flavor unique to SweeGen.  Reb I expands SweeGen’s toolbox for tackling the challenges of reducing sugar and [...]