Food Labeling

2017 Sweetener Systems Conference

2017 Sweetener Systems Conference

The 2017 Sweetener Systems Conference was held November 7, 2017 in Lombard, IL, USA. It is the industry’s only conferences dedicated to information in the hot topic of sweeteners. Presentations provided impartial, “how-to” formulation advice; and updates on consumer...

Challenges of Labeling “Added Sugar”

Challenges of Labeling “Added Sugar”

June 6, 2017 - Dietary sugar reduction is a global health objective, as per the United Nations’ World Health Organization (WHO). Thus, the compliance challenges posed by the U.S. Food & Drug Agency’s (FDA) recently published requirement to include “added sugar” as...

2016 Sweetener Systems Conference

2016 Sweetener Systems Conference

There has been increased focus on ingredients that sweeten products by the healthcare community, government regulators, consumers and the food industry. Global Food Forums held its first event on this topic, the 2016 Sweetener Systems Conference, on November 2, 2016...

Labeling Added Sugars Insights

Labeling Added Sugars Insights

July 26, 2018 is the date most food manufacturers will have to itemize “added sugars” on their packaged foods’ Nutrition Facts panels. While FDA’s regulation defines added sugars as those added during the processing of foods or that are packaged as such, numerous...

FDA to Mandate “Added Sugar” Labeling

FDA to Mandate “Added Sugar” Labeling

August 15, 2015 - The FDA to mandate "Added Sugar" labeling on the Nutrition Facts panel, and has updated the information required by manufacturers. Manufacturers with over $10 million in sales must implement it by July 26, 2018. Smaller companies will have an extra...