Source: Augusta Chronicle Production has begun in Augusta for a new zero-calorie stevia sweetener that its makers say uses green technology and reduces its environmental footprint. Biotechnology company Manus Bio – which reopened the former NutraSweet factory on Lovers Lane in 2019 – unveiled its NutraSweet Natural brand Thursday, which its creators say tastes “just like sugar.” Manus Bio increased production capacity last…
Manus Bio, Inc. (Manus Bio), a leading US manufacturer of sustainable natural ingredients, announced today the launch of NutraSweet Natural™, a plant-based sweetener with zero calories and 100% pure tasting sweetness to enjoy in daily life. Manus Bio is paving the way for next-generation calorie reduction with a unique green technology for sourcing nature’s sweetest ingredients while minimizing its environmental footprint.
Biotechnology company Manus Bio said Monday it has increased production capacity at its east Augusta sweetener plant, adding more than 20 full-time employees to the payroll.
The Massachusetts-based company, which acquired the former NutraSweet plant in 2018 and reopened it late last year, uses proprietary technology to produce sweetener, flavor and fragrance products.