An Israeli food tech startup called B.T. Sweet recently unveiled a plant-based, one-to-one drop-in sugar substitute called Cambya. In this episode of the Xtalks Food Podcast, Sydney talks about Cambya’s potential to replace traditional sugar in a multitude of baking applications as well as its advantaged over other sugar substitutes. She discusses the sugar substitute market and the growing need for consumers to cut down on sugar intake. The team wonders about the science behind Cambya and whether sugar substitutes are healthier than traditional sugar.
Also, in this episode, Mira talks about Tcho, one of the first chocolate companies to fully transition to plant-based ingredients. The California-based brand will introduce a new line of six chocolate bars and remove all products from its lineup that contain dairy by 2023. The company will also be adapting its packaging to be as environmentally friendly as possible. The team praises Tcho for the bold decision and wonders about its target audience and whether parents would place their children on a plant-based diet.
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