Tate & Lyle and Sweet Green Fields to launch partnership stevia portfolio at Drinktec 2017

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Tate & Lyle and Sweet Green Fields' stevia ingredients and solutions will be showcased at the Drinktec trade show in Munich (11 – 15 September 2017).

Lille, France,11 July 2017: Tate & Lyle PLC (“Tate & Lyle”), a leading global provider of speciality food ingredients and solutions, and Sweet Green Fields will be presenting their new partnership portfolio of innovative stevia ingredients and solutions for the first time in Europe at this year’s Drinktec trade show in Munich (11 – 15 September 2017).

Based at stand B1/535, Tate & Lyle will have a significant presence at the world's leading trade fair for the beverage industry. A special menu is set to inspire manufacturers to use Tate & Lyle’s comprehensive new range of stevia ingredients to reduce calories cost-efficiently in food and drinks, without compromising on taste.

From seed to sweetener

Visitors to the stand will be given an overview of the five new product families and will be able to experience first-hand the new stevia portfolio Tate & Lyle and Sweet Green Fields now offer*. This includes the pioneering Optimizer range, the partnership’s latest innovation, which offers unique, low cost alternatives to RebA 97 with the same great taste.
Tate & Lyle’s team of industry experts will be at the stand to offer support and advice to European manufacturers in meeting the demand for reduced calorie food and drinks, with 90% of consumers saying that taste is their top purchase motivator[1].

Tommy Lykke Husum, Senior Product Manager at Tate & Lyle, said:

“Our partnership with Sweet Green Fields has enabled us to add the broadest and most competitive stevia portfolio in the industry to our sweetener platform. We can now additionally offer our customers a combined, in-depth knowledge of stevia from seed to sweetener, on top of our best in class sweeteners expertise. The partnership has enabled us to become the  ingredient supplier best positioned to offer full sugar reduction solutions to our customers.
“We know that consumers are looking for more natural sweetening solutions that help them reduce calories and sugars, but they’re not willing to sacrifice great taste. In fact, the most important benefit to a consumer when choosing a sweetener is that it’s “a good balance of taste and health.” We’re giving Drinktec visitors the opportunity to experience this first-hand at this year’s stand with our new portfolio.”



The full range from Tate & Lyle and Sweet Green Fields includes:

  • Sweetesse™ Stevia, Altesse™ Stevia, Puresse™ Stevia

  • Stevia® Sweetener

  • Greenesse™ Stevia

  • Natrose™ range

  • The Optimizer range

[1] Online research conducted for Tate & Lyle in July 2015


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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 4,400 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 2021, Tate & Lyle sales totalled £2.8 billion. For more information, please visit https://www.tateandlyle.com or follow Tate & Lyle on TwitterLinkedin or Facebook.