Pepsi in the US has decided to re-introduce aspartame sweetened soft drink after axing it a year ago. In August 2015, Pepsi Co US decided to remove the artificial sweetener from its diet Pepsi beverages...

PepsiCo ditches aspartame in diet drinks in the US Global beverage giant PepsiCo has announced it will remove artificial aspartame from its Diet Pepsi product in the US later in 2015, after consumer backlash...

FSA study confirms aspartame ‘safe for human consumption’ People who self-identified as ‘sensitive to aspartame’ showed no symptoms after consuming food containing the artificial...

Negative attitude towards sugar changes consumer choices, research The backlash against sugar has changed consumer attitudes is effecting global markets, according to a new report from global market research...

Rising demand for natural sweeteners, including stevia, Canadean The concerns about obesity and related health problems plus sugar taxes in many countries have stimulated the market for non-caloric sweeteners,...

The Australian brand Organic Stevia Plant-derived sweetener stevia has been quietly gaining traction with consumers and usurping the traditional pecking order of more established sweeteners, according...

Sugar and sweetener consumption are changing across many markets globally, driven by governmental taxations, health concerns and a shift in consumer sentiment, according to global market research organisation...

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient Sources added to Food (ANS), has published its draft re-evaluation of aspartame. Aspartame is used as an artificial sweetener...

The European Food Safety Authority has criticised a request by the European Commission for a re-evaluation of the safety of the sweetener aspartame.The Commission’s request comes despite the fact...

Ajinomoto has defended its artificial sweetener product aspartame, of which the Japan-based food group is the largest supplier, and questioned the potential of natural sweetener stevia. Critics have long...