With origins dating back to china more than 300 years ago, monk fruit is fast gaining traction as a natural sweetener in the us. As more asian consumers are becoming more health-conscious too, beverage manufacturers can take advantage of this sweetener to reduce sugar content. By David Thorrold, general manager sales and marketing, Monk Fruit Corporation
Supplier of packaging products Crown Holdings has appointed Robert H. Bourque, Jr. as the new president of Crown Asia Pacific.
The acquisition will put the company in a leading position for natural ingredients derived from Quillaia and Yucca.