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Swiftlet launches natural sweetener


South East Asian start-up Swiftlet has developed a natural, zero-calorie sweetener made from a blend of plant extracts with the taste and functionality of sugar. “It’s an investment in health,” said its co-founder. The company says Swiftlet natural sugar replacement contains zero calories and has a low glycemic index, meaning …

Rousselot opens renewed state-of-the-art application lab in Brazil


Rousselot, a Darling Ingredients brand and the global leader of collagen-based solutions, announces the reopening of its upgraded Brazilian innovation lab. Recently upgraded to serve the growing need for best-in-class application support across the food and nutrition, and pharmaceutical markets, the lab is located in Amparo,São Paulo, on …

igus investment paves the way for innovative plastics recycling technology


It is one of the most pressing challenges of our time: 8 million tonnes of plastic enters the world's oceans every year; much of the plastic is incinerated and only 14% is recycled. This results in an economic loss of US$80 billion per year. At the same time, new plastic is continuously being produced from petroleum, which is associated with …