Tate & Lyle receives non-GMO project verification for crystalline DOLCIA PRIMA® Allulose

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DOLCIA PRIMA® Allulose, a low-calorie sweetening ingredient, is now available in crystalline form as Non-GMO Project Verified. 

London, UK, 20 January 2021 – Tate & Lyle PLC (Tate & Lyle), a leading global provider of food and beverage ingredients and solutions, today announces the expansion of its DOLCIA PRIMA® Allulose portfolio with a crystalline form certified as ’Non-GMO Project Verified‘. This provides manufacturers with the opportunity to increase the number of retail products bearing the Non-GMO Project Verified label and certification.

Allulose sweetened cookies

With 50% of US consumers stating that non-GMO claims are an important factor when seeking out foods to purchase,1 it is critical that food and beverage manufacturers offer clean label products that consumers can trust.

“By expanding the DOLCIA PRIMA® Allulose line of Non-GMO Project Verified ingredients, Tate & Lyle is adding another tool to its extensive portfolio, ensuring that our customers can respond to growing consumer demand for healthier, tastier and clean label products”, said Abigail Storms, Vice President of Sweetener Innovation at Tate & Lyle.

Allulose is a naturally-occurring, low-calorie sugar that exists in nature in very small quantities. Allulose delivers the same clean, sweet taste and functionality you expect from sugar (sucrose) but without the calories. Now, this crystalline form – together with the recently launched Non-GMO Project Verified DOLCIA PRIMA® Allulose syrup – enables manufacturers to broaden the use of allulose to create healthier and tastier options across a diverse set of food and beverage applications.

Notes to editors

The Non-GMO Project is a North American non-profit organisation dedicated to building and protecting a non-GMO food supply. Non-GMO Project Verified is the market leader for GMO avoidance and one of the fastest growing labels in the retail sector.

For more information on the Non-GMO Project, visit www.nongmoproject.org

Source:
1IFIC 2018 BE Research


Media contact

Carolyn Tyler, Global Communications Manager
carolyn.tyler@tateandlyle.com / +44 (0) 7584 774 808

About Tate & Lyle: 
Tate & Lyle PLC is a leading global provider of food and beverage ingredients and solutions. Supported by our 160-year history of ingredient innovation, we partner with customers to provide consumers with healthier and tastier choices when they eat and drink. We are proud that millions of people around the world consume products containing our ingredients every day.

Through our expertise in sweetening, mouthfeel and fibre fortification, our Food & Beverage Solutions business develops solutions which reduce sugar, calories and fat, add fibre, and provide texture and stability in categories including beverages, dairy, bakery, soups, sauces and dressings. Our Primary Products business produces nutritive sweeteners, industrial starches used in paper and packaging, acidulants and products used for animal nutrition.

We have around 4,500 employees working in more than 60 locations across 30 countries. Tate & Lyle’s purpose is Improving Lives for Generations and through our purpose we believe we can successfully grow our business and have a positive impact on society. We live our purpose in three ways, by supporting healthy living, building thriving communities and caring for our planet.

Tate & Lyle is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol TATE.L. American Depositary Receipts trade under TATYY. In the year to 31 March 2020, Tate & Lyle sales totalled £2.9 billion. For more information, please visit http://www.tateandlyle.com or follow Tate & Lyle on TwitterLinkedin or Facebook.

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