China's production of starch-based sweeteners is expected to grow by 20 per cent in the coming year, as high sugar prices make them more competitive.
Dalian Commodity Exchange, China's largest futures exchange by volume, is considering introducing palm oil futures, allowing food processors to hedge risks on the increasingly used ingredient.
Construction of a million-tonne state-of-the-art sugar refinery in Syria is set to begin next week.
A federal court has dismissed a lawsuit brought by McNeil Nutritionals, the marketer of Splenda, against the Sugar Association, accusing it of false advertising.
Food and beverage firms making premium products will cope best with the current surge in price of both Chinese and imported sugar, with higher margins to cover the rise in...
Greencore, the ingredients and food service group, said EU sugar reform would force it to pull out of the sugar sector this year, effectively spelling the end of sugar processing...
Danisco says that the finalisation of the new EU sugar regime and the recently announced transitional measures will not affect the firm's planned efficiency drive.
The EC's proposal for a one-year cut of 2.5 million tonnes (13.6 per cent) in sugar, isoglucose and inulin syrup production has been accepted.
The European Commission argues that quotas will have to be cut for the 2006/07 marketing year to prevent a serious oversupply of sugar.
Thousands of confectionery industry jobs have been lost as a result of manufacturers relocating due to high sugar prices, according to the US Department of Commerce.
Soaring sugar prices are set to continue with supplies remaining tight, despite increased production, according to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).
The slow nature of EU sugar regime reform should enable European producers to offset the worst effects, according to a new credit rating report.
Researchers at Penn State university remain open to the question over whether sugar is an addictive substance or not.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced it will allow extra sugar imports into the country in an effort to prevent market shortages after hurricane damage to sugarcane crops,...
The EU is confident that the sugar reforms announced last week give producers a long-term competitive future, though firms such as Tate & Lyle remain cautious.
Four key factors will determine whether this week's EU discussions regarding the sugar regime have been a success or a failure, says a key industry body.
The UK department for environment, food and rural affairs (Defra) claims that there is strong support for EU sugar reform, though opinion across Europe remains divided.
Ferro introduced its new high-purity, low-endotoxin sucrose, maltose and trehalose sugars at the recent CPhI in Madrid, designed to improve product quality and broaden the market for injectable protein-based APIs.
A low-calorie sweetener that tastes exactly like sugar and could help control diseases like diabetes and obesity could be just round the corner, according to a new study.
Nutrinova plans to use this year's FI Europe show to highlight how new sweetener technology can make finished products healthier.
As WTO talks loom, the American sugar industry, badly hit by the recent hurricanes in the south, prepares for further hard line negotiations.
People with high fat and sugar diets increase their risk of liver problems, confirms a new study.
The USDA has increased the levels of sugar that producers are allocated to supply in a bid to avert total disaster following hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
Sugar reform may yet hijack December's WTO talks as Australia, Brazil and Thailand again accuse the EU of shirking its obligations by planning to increase sugar exports by two million...
A new centre-right government in Poland is unlikely to curb the country's strong opposition to EU sugar reforms as Commission representatives look for common ground to break the 'no' camp.