Since the discovery of saccharin in 1879, artificial sweeteners have played a big role in the world’s diet. Artificial sweeteners can be up to 100 times sweeter than sugar. Stevia, Aspartame and Xylitol are examples of artificial sweeteners. Click here to read a list of 10 artificial sweeteners and sugar substitutes.
While a decline in the sales of diet soda may indicate that sweeteners still not fully satisfy consumer needs for real sugar, there is a rise of natural sweeteners. We recently reported that the global Stevia market will grow from $347 million in 2014 to $565 million in 2020 – and Stevia is becoming the sweetener of choice for many companies. Especially for beverages.
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