- New partnership to offer non-GMO stevia ingredients to meet increasing global demand for sugar reduction and clean label ingredients
- Will bring together major producer of low-calorie sweeteners with one of the world’s premier global ingredient providers
Archer Daniels Midland Company and GLG Life Tech Corporation recently announced a new partnership to manufacture, market, sell and distribute low-calorie stevia sweeteners to customers around the globe.
“More and more consumers are looking for healthier foods with natural ingredients that taste great,” said Rodney Schanefelt, director, sugar and high intensity sweeteners, for ADM. “ADM is already helping customers meet that growing demand with our comprehensive portfolio of ingredients and flavors. Now, we’re expanding that portfolio even further by offering customers around the world a wide array of great stevia sweeteners. We are pleased to partner with GLG for this important low-calorie sweetener. GLG has a demonstrated agricultural advantage in developing non-GMO stevia varietals and future innovative products.”
Under the terms of the agreement, GLG will produce an extensive array of low-calorie sweeteners made from stevia, while ADM will be the exclusive global marketer and distributor of those ingredients to food and beverage companies worldwide.
“This partnership, combining GLG’s capabilities and reputation as one of the largest, most trusted manufacturers of low-calorie sweeteners with ADM’s global distribution capabilities and existing ingredient portfolio, offers tremendous opportunities for both companies and their customers alike,” said Brian Meadows, GLG President and CFO. “Consumers are demanding healthy, delicious foods and drinks with clean labels, natural ingredients, and reduced added sugar—together, ADM and GLG will be the go-to source for food and beverage companies looking to meet that demand.”
For customers looking to learn more about ADM and GLG’s low-calorie sweetener portfolio, please contact your local sales representative or Christine Chandler at 217-451-7737.
To view technical documentation and request samples, please visit our Product Database.