2016 Sweetener Systems Post Conference Magazine

Originally Published: August 6, 2016
Last Updated: May 3, 2021

The 2016 Sweetener Systems Post Conference Magazine summarizes key points from that year’s presenters. The theme was on sweeteners in foods and emerging hot topics on their use.


Table of Contents:

  • Insights into Challenges of Labeling “Added Sugar”
    David Ellingson, MSc, Senior Research Chemist and Project Manager, Covance

Panel: Sweeteners and Nutrition: New Developments & Reality Checks

  • Caloric Sweeteners and Health: What is the Truth?
    G. Harvey Anderson, Ph.D., Professor of Nutritional Sciences and Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Low-calorie Sweeteners and Health: New Developments and Reality Checks
    Richard D. Mattes, MPH, Ph.D., RD, Distinguished Prof. of Nutrition Science at Purdue University, Affiliated Scientist at Monell Chemical Senses Center
  • How High-potency Sweeteners Work and What to Do about It 
    – John C. Fry, Ph.D., Director, Connect Consulting
  • Simply Sweet: Updates on How to Make Foods and Beverages Sweeter with Sight, Smell, Sound and Touch
    – Alex Woo, Ph.D., CEO and Founder, W2O Food Innovation
  • The Science Behind Sugar Reduction: Ingredient Functionality Beyond Taste
    Kathy Groves, Professor & Senior Consultant, Head of Science & Microscopy, Leatherhead Food Research
  • Emerging Research in Aromas & Sweetness Enhancement
    – Thomas Colquhoun, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Plant Biotechnology, University of Florida
  • KEYNOTE: Understanding Consumer Reaction to Sweetened New Product
    Lynn Dornblaser, Director, Innovation & Insight, Mintel
  • 2016 Sweetener Systems Conference Summary Sponsor Profiles