The number of people with diabetes rose from 108 million in 1980 to 422 million in 2014. Prevalence has been rising more rapidly in low- and middle-income countries than in high-income countries.

  • Diabetes is a major cause of blindness, kidney failure, heart attacks, stroke and lower limb amputation.
  • Between 2000 and 2019, there was a 3% increase in diabetes mortality rates by age.
  • In 2019, diabetes and kidney disease due to diabetes caused an estimated 2 million deaths.
  • In 2016, more than 1.9 billion adults, 18 years and older, were overweight. Of these, over 650 million were obese.

39 million children under the age of 5 were overweight or obese in 2020.

Over 340 million children and adolescents aged 5-19 were overweight or obese in 2016.

We are very saddened to see this data and hope to change it.

When we discovered that sweeteners can bring both taste enjoyment and reduce energy intake, we turned our attention to sweeteners.

However, the development of most sweeteners on the market is very mature, such as erythritol and aspartame, so our team has turned their attention to the new natural sweetener steviol glycosides.