US distributor of food and fine ingredients, Batory Foods has acquired Sweetener Solutions, a specialist in custom sweetener formulation, precision blending and specialty portion packaging. The acquisition is a good fit for Batory Foods, a national distributor of natural, alternative sweeteners and sweetener blends, including its recently launched Batory Sweet Essentials.
Innova Market Insights reveals 91 % of consumers are influenced by sugar reduction claims. This demand for nutritious food with no sugar is driving sugar reduction market growth, according to Batory Foods. Strategies in this context vary and include complete sugar removal, blending of sugar with sweeteners and advances in sugar science.