Sugar Reduction Insights and Solutions for Sweet Success

Food, Food Ingredients & Innovations, Food Manufacturing & Supply Chain,
  • Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Seven in 10 Americans are concerned about how sugar impacts their overall health [1], and 60 percent are looking to reduce sugar intake by substituting full-calorie products with lower-calorie alternatives [2]. With the upcoming “added sugar” labeling regulations, there’s even more pressure on manufacturers to reduce sugar in their foods and beverages. But how can product formulators best reduce sugar while keeping the taste and texture consumers expect?

Join this free webinar to hear about insights and solutions to help you deliver in-demand reduced-sugar products, including:

  • Proprietary research on consumers’ sugar reduction and sweetener preferences
  • Reduced-sugar market trends
  • The latest sugar reduction tools
  • Sugar reduction case studies in beverage, dairy and bakery products, complete with common formulation challenges, recommended ingredients and process solutions

[1] Mintel, Sugars and Alternative Sweeteners Report, May 2015
[2] International Food Information Council Foundation, 2014 Food & Health Survey

Speakers

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Kurt Callaghan, Sr. Manager, Global Strategic Marketing, Sugar Reduction, Ingredion

Driving the next-generation stevia business for Ingredion, Kurt Callaghan has an intimate knowledge of global sugar reduction trends and consumer perception of various sweeteners

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Afrouz Naeini, Platform Lead, Sugar Reduction and Specialty Sweeteners, Ingredion

A driving force behind North American sweetness innovation and strategy, Afrouz Naeini focuses on carefully aligning Ingredion’s sweetener solutions with the latest consumer and market trends.

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Akshay Anugu, PhD, Associate, Global Sweeteners R&D, Ingredion

Akshay Anugu leads the development of next-generation stevia solutions to meet customer demand for cost-, taste- and performance-optimized sweeteners

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Who Should Attend?

This webinar will appeal to food and beverage manufacturers, as well as people with the following job titles:

  • R&D and product developers
  • Marketing and innovation managers
  • Entrepreneurs/emerging businesses

What You Will Learn

In this free webinar, participants will learn about:

  • Proprietary research on consumers’ sugar reduction and sweetener preferences
  • Reduced-sugar market trends
  • The latest sugar reduction tools
  • Sugar reduction case studies in beverage, dairy and bakery products, complete with common formulation challenges, recommended ingredients and process solutions

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Ingredion

Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE: INGR), headquartered in the suburbs of Chicago, is a leading global ingredient solutions provider serving customers in more than 120 countries. With annual net sales of nearly $6 billion, the Company turns grains, fruits, vegetables and other plant materials into value-added ingredients and biomaterial solutions for the food, beverage, paper and corrugating, brewing, and other industries. With 28 Ingredion Idea Labs® innovation centers around the world and more than 11,000 employees, the Company develops ingredient solutions to meet consumers’ evolving needs by making crackers crunchy, yogurt creamy, candy sweet, paper stronger, and adding fiber to nutrition bars.

Work with Ingredion to create dairy and alternative dairy products that deliver a superior, indulgent eating experience. Or differentiate your products with most-desired nutritional benefits. With our formulation expertise, broad range of capabilities and portfolio of innovative ingredients, including plant proteins, texturizers, sweeteners, starches, fibers and multi-functional flours, you can capitalize on the trends and get to market quickly with the products your consumers truly want.

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