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  • Sweetener Options Are Evolving for Food and Beverage Processors

    Sweetener Options Are Evolving for Food and Beverage Processors

    Food Processing

    As more food and beverage manufacturers shift to clean label ingredients, the clean label distinction is starting to mean more than a short, recognizable ingredient list with a greater emphasis on social responsibility. In this article on sweeteners, our Business Development Manager, Alex Puglia, discusses how our partnership with Nekutli Alimentos Organicos Group, a union of four farming cooperatives, enables us to invest profits from agave sales directly back into local communities.

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  • Snack and bakery brands support sustainability inside and out

    Snack and bakery brands support sustainability inside and out

    Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery

    Lest anyone think that the pandemic pressed “pause” on campaigns for corporate sustainability, think again. Native Organic Sugar, São Paulo, Brazil, demonstrates that large-scale sugarcane production can improve soil, water, and biodiversity while also increasing yields to supply the snack and baking industries. Andrew Martino, category manager for sugar states, "organic sugar can be grown at scale."

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  • New and novel sweeteners for bakers

    New and novel sweeteners for bakers

    BakingBusiness.com

    “Organic coconut nectar is a millennium-old ‘new’ ingredient,” said Paul Whitman, fruit and vegetable specialties category manager, Global Organics Ltd. “Our supplier in Java, Indonesia, uses a traditional harvesting method: wrapping the coconut blossoms in palm leaves to prevent full blossoming. Twice daily, climbers carefully scale to the very top of the tree, expertly cut razor thin slices from the coconut flowers, to start the sap flowing and collect 2 to 5 liters per day. The sap is evaporated and concentrated to a syrup. If the sap was fully evaporated, you would have produced coconut sugar.

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  • Native Achieves UEBT and RenovaBio Certifications

    NativeUEBT 100 square  We proudly announce that our supply partner for organic cane sugar and organic ethanol, the Native Green Cane Project, has been awarded two prestigious environmental certifications.

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  • NATIVE news worth sharing...

    As one of the largest organic projects in the world, the Native Green Cane Project (our supply partner for organic cane sugar) attracts some noteworthy media attention. We’ve summarized a few of our favorites so you can learn the fascinating story behind Native’s organic cane sugar...

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  • Biodiversity & Cane Sugar: New Website Shows it All

    Deer in the Sugar Cane

    To celebrate their success with protecting and promoting biodiversity, the Native Green Cane Project recently launched a new website showing the species that now live in and around the project! If you already incorporate Native organic cane sugar in your products, thank you for your support of this unique project, and feel free to share this great success story with your consumers...

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  • 10 Types of Cane Sugar

    When formulating food products, it’s important to consider different types of sugar to determine which is best for your needs. However, understanding the distinctions can become tedious and confusing. By the end of this article, you should have a better sense of which type(s) of sugar you need for your next hit product...

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  • Final FDA Guidance on ECJ

    Organic Sugar On May 25th 2016, the FDA issued final guidance on the ingredient known as evaporated cane juice (ECJ). This new guidance calls the term “false and misleading” and advises manufacturers to use “sugar” on labels instead. But what is ECJ? Is it the same as white sugar or something different altogether...

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  • NATIVE Organic Cane Sugar is now available Fair for Life

    We’re happy to announce the availability of Fair for Life organic sugar from our cane sugar supplier, the Native Green Cane Project. According to Mintel, 63% of U.S. adults agree that ethical issues are becoming more important and 58% agree that buying ethically produced products makes them feel good...

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