November 17, 2014

It’s a new era for carbonated beverages. Sales have been falling for a decade as consumers have shifted away from traditional sodas sweetened with high-fructose corn syrup and are avoiding diet sodas due to concerns about artificial sweeteners.

October 3, 2014

PepsiCo announced earlier this week that it would be rolling out Pepsi True, which is sweetened with real sugar — as well as stevia leaf extract.

May 30, 2014

Jones Soda Co. announced an expansion to its line of natural sodas into the Pacific Northwest, Texas and Canada.

May 15, 2014

South Beach Diet recently unveiled a new addition to its family of nutritious and convenient snacks — the South Beach Diet 100 Calorie Smoothie in chocolate truffle flavor.

March 25, 2014

Cumberland Packing Corp.'s In the Raw sweetener brand announced Sugar in the Raw Organic White, an organic, unbleached cane sugar.

March 7, 2014

Hero Nutritionals on Thursday accepted the 2014 Taste for Life Essentials Award for its Slice of Life Sugar Free Multi+, a gummy vitamin and mineral supplement for adults.

February 27, 2014

Skinnygirl brand last week announced its latest take on low-calorie beverages — its new Skinnygirl Water Enhancers, which will launch in March at food retailers across the United States.

February 18, 2014

Despite declining sales, three category trends — sparkling water, natural sodas and low-calorie sodas — are keeping some fizz in carbonated soft drinks.

February 12, 2014

Sneakz Organic announced the launch of a new children's beverage that delivers a full serving of vegetables in the form of an organic shake.

January 29, 2014

Mott’s, a division of Dr Pepper Snapple Group, said it launched Fruit Punch Rush, Wild Grape Surge and Strawberry Boom with 40% less sugar than found in fruit juice, no artificial sweeteners and 100% of the daily vitamin C requirement.

January 8, 2014

Everything from lack of motivation to stress can cause people to find maintaining a healthy diet difficult, according to a new survey by a company that makes stevia-based sweeteners.

January 6, 2014

South Beach Diet unveiled a new addition to its family of nutritious and convenient snacks — the South Beach Diet 100 Calorie Smoothie in chocolate truffle flavor.

January 2, 2014

PureCircle, a producer and marketer of stevia, announced that the Food and Drug Administration has approved PureCircle's Rebaudioside M (Reb M) as a general purpose sweetener for foods and beverages in the United States.

July 25, 2013

Skinnygirl announced today a new line of zero-calorie liquid sweeteners made with natural monk fruit, agave, and stevia that will soon hit store shelves.

June 25, 2013

Vega, previously Sequel Naturals, on Tuesday announced the launch of Vega Sport Sugar-Free Energizer, a supplement that provides an energy boost along with enhanced mental clarity that is low on calories and carbohydrates.

June 14, 2013

Consumers avoid total sugars more than they avoid any specific sweetener, according to a new brand-level consumer attitudes and behavior study about food and beverages from Mintel Research Consultancy.

June 10, 2013

Low-calorie sweeteners can be used to prevent and manage Type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.

February 13, 2013

Crystal Light Liquid is sweetened with a blend of non-nutritive sweeteners and is caffeine-free, gluten-free, sugar-free and has zero calories.

February 5, 2013

West Coast Chill Pure Energy drink, which contains no sugar, no caffeine and no artificial sweeteners has expanded distribution and is now available in locations from coast to coast.

January 23, 2013

Hero Nutritionals on Wednesday introduced two sugar-free vitamins to its Yummi Bears line that are naturally sweetened with lo han fruit and inulin fiber.

January 2, 2013

To help ensure the quality of popular food ingredients increasingly being incorporated into products sold in the United States and worldwide, standards for omega 3-rich krill oil and natural, low-calorie stevia sweeteners are among the latest proposed revisions to the Food Chemicals Codex, the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention that publishes the codex announced Wednesday.

October 2, 2012

In The Raw's lineup of all-natural sweeteners continues to expand with the introduction of a new zero-calorie, all-natural sugar substitute.

July 6, 2012

Yakult USA is introducing a probiotic drink to the U.S. market.

June 8, 2012

Madhava Natural Sweeteners has introduced raw organic agave nectar that now is fair-trade-certified.