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Colombia approves non-GMO Reb D stevia from Sweegen-Ingredion

By Stephen Daniells

The Colombian Secretary of State for Agriculture and Procurement (SEAB) has approved non-GMO Reb D sweetener derived from the stevia leaf for use as a tabletop sweetener and added to food and beverages.

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Brazil ranked number 2 most innovative craft beer market: Mintel

By Stephen Daniells

The domination of Brazil’s beer market by big brewers has essentially created a market with ‘bored’ consumers thirsty for innovation, and that’s why its craft beer market is starting to take off, says a Mintel analyst.