Global tropical fruit processor Frutco partners Fooditive to develop sweetener from banana peels

SWITZERLAND– Global tropical fruit processor Frutco and plant-based ingredient supplier Fooditive have teamed up to develop a new sweetener line from banana peels in an effort to fight food waste in Europe. The product will be positioned as a sustainable sweetener that can improve health while removing carbon emissions from the supply chain. As part of the collaboration, Fooditive and Frutco are constructing a multi waste- and residues-based biodiesel plant to process banana and tropical fruit side-streams into fruit extracts and sweeteners. The plant will use Fooditive’s continuous fermentation technology…

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