Market Overview

Sugar Reduction Insights and Solutions for Sweet Success, Upcoming Webinar Hosted by Xtalks


Seven in 10 Americans are concerned about how sugar impacts their overall health (1), and 60% 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.

(PRWEB) April 26, 2019

Concerns about the adverse effects of sugar on health and upcoming changes to food labeling regulations, has left product formulators wondering how to best reduce sugar while keeping the taste and texture consumers expect.

Join three experts from Ingredion – Kurt Callaghan, Sr. Manager, Global Strategic Marketing, Sugar Reduction, Afrouz Naeini, Platform Lead Sugar Reduction and Specialty Sweeteners and Akshay Anugu, PhD, Associate of Global Sweeteners R&D – in a live webinar on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 11am EDT (4pm BST/UK) to learn about:

  • Proprietary research on consumers' sugar reduction and sweetener preferences
  • Sugar reduction 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

This webinar will appeal to food and beverage manufacturers, as well as individuals with the following focus:

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

For more information or to register for this event, visit Sugar Reduction Insights and Solutions for Sweet Success.

Solve your sugar reduction challenges with Ingredion. Tap into our comprehensive sugar reduction solutions portfolio, including allulose, naturally based stevia leaf sweeteners, specialty polyols, low-sugar glucose syrups and short-chain fructooligosaccharides (scFOS®). Work with our experts to access the applications and formulation knowhow you need to create market-ready reduced-sugar products with just-right taste, texture and performance.

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 2018 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. For more information, visit

Xtalks, powered by Honeycomb Worldwide Inc., is a leading provider of educational webinars to the global life science, food and medical device community. Every year thousands of industry practitioners (from life science, food and medical device companies, private & academic research institutions, healthcare centers, etc.) turn to Xtalks for access to quality content. Xtalks helps Life Science professionals stay current with industry developments, trends and regulations. Xtalks webinars also provide perspectives on key issues from top industry thought leaders and service providers.

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Candice Tang
Tel: +1 (416) 977-6555 ext 400
Email: ctang(at)

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

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