Indulgent solutions for sugar-reduced popcorn
As the spotlight on sugar grows increasingly bright the healthy attributes of popcorn come under scrutiny. The good news is, indulgent solutions for popcorn with less sugar are possible.
Rudy Wouters from the BENEO-Technology Center highlights ways for creating sugar-reduced popcorn products that meet the needs of today’s consumers. With the sugar replacer ISOMALT food manufacturers can create sweetened ready-to-eat popcorn and microwaveable solutions.
To find out more about BENEO’s no added sugar popcorn product concepts, visit BENEO at this year’s FiE in Paris.
Together we contribute to better nutrition and health
The expectations regarding nutritional choices and food functionalities have drastically grown during the last decades.
Consumers are actively choosing food products to maintain their well-being. Beyond that, the trend goes to products that match people’s individual lifestyles. The demand for convenience and easy-to-prepare food continues, while nutritional products have to meet an ever-growing variety of additional expectations. To name just a few, these include the reduction of sugar and fat without compromising on taste and texture, an increased dietary fibre intake, plus a need for healthy weight and performance management.
Farmers, breeders as well as livestock or pet owners on the other hand expect a higher nutritional quality from their feed products. They expect the nutritional products to give their animals the exact amount of nutrients they require.
We are specialised in providing ingredients from natural sources that meet today’s nutritional expectations.
You can find BENEO ingredients in all kinds of food applications: from beverages to baby food, from dairy to bakery, from confectionary to cereals and from soups to sauces. We also supply ingredients for different kinds of animal nutrition – from cattle feed to cat food.
BENEO is your global partner catering to the latest trends and developments in food and feed. Together, we contribute to better nutrition and health. And with local branches all over the world, you always have a competent expert to talk to. Just contact us.
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Visit BENEO at FiE 2015 in Paris
Discover new possibilities for healthy indulgence with a dedicated focus on weight management and blood sugar management at this year's FiE, 1-3 December in Paris, hall 6, booth M5. We will present innovative product concepts and delicious tasting samples that are low glycaemic and sugar reduced, thanks to our ingredients.
New research shows that sugar is seen as "friend AND foe" by European consumers
New quantitative consumer research commissioned by functional ingredients manufacturer BENEO shows that consumers perceive sugar as both a ‘friend and foe’ in their nutrition.
Sponsorship cooperation with high endurance athlete Stefan Schlegel
BENEO's next generation sugar Palatinose™ supports the cyclist athlete from Germany during tough endurance challenges.