TITLE

Peruvian plant syrup with promise to replace sugar

AUTHOR(S)
Robinson, Nicholas
PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
Food Manufacture;Mar2014, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the novel foods application filed by wholefoods brand Alara to the Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes (ACNFP) of Great Britain for a saccharide-rich syrup from Yacon plants which is said to be an alternative to sugar. It mentions the plan of Alara to expand its Yacon production and the projected jobs creation if the company's application is approved. The plan of the European Commission (EC) to review the system of novel foods authorization is mentioned.
ACCESSION #
94750987

 

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