About the International Sweeteners Association (ISA)
The International Sweeteners Association (ISA) is a non-profit
making organisation registered under Belgian law representing
manufacturers and users of low calorie sweeteners. The ISA is recognised
by the European Commission, national and international regulatory
authorities, and the World Health Organisation, and has Non-Government
Observer status with the Codex Alimentarius Commission which establishes
international food standards.
The ISA informs and educates on the most up-to-date nutritional
and scientific information in relation to the role and benefits of low
calorie sweeteners, and the foods and beverages that contain them. The
ISA encourages research into and enhances understanding of the role that
low calorie sweeteners can play in achieving a balanced diet.
The ISA’s mission
The ISA exists to inform and direct all relevant conversations
about low calorie sweeteners and to advance the interests of their
producers and users.
What the ISA does
The ISA works towards optimal legislation for all low calorie
sweeteners and the harmonisation of regulations governing their use. The
scope of the ISA is international, with a focus on the European Union.
The ISA constantly monitors media and governmental affairs
throughout Europe and the rest of the world and actively fosters the
exchange of scientific information among national authorities and the
scientific and health professions.
The ISA seeks to ensure that all audiences, from the scientific
community to the media, are sharing up-to-date, accurate and unbiased
information on the role of low calorie sweeteners in a modern, balanced
diet. The ISA is a central source of information for national and
European regulators, science groups, health organisations, media and