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Regime change

Regime change

CAOBISCO has welcomed the European Commission's recent
communication on reform of the EU sugar regime, as reported in
Confectionery News.

Gain for UK grain

Gain for UK grain

The UK's Cereals Industry Forum is to receive a £1.4 million
government grant over the next three years in an effort to improve
efficiency and competitiveness in the grain chain.

The dream machine

The dream machine

Scanvaegt has launched a new system aimed at reducing give-away in poultry processing. The DreamBatcher is said to substantially reduce wastage by enhancing the efficiency of the packaging processing.

Sweet warning

Sweet warning

Research examining the way foods such as confectionery are promoted
to children has been published by the Food Standards Agency (FSA).

The strength of plastic

The strength of plastic

Plastic containers, which already account for around half of all
beer and soft drinks packed in Western Europe, look set to
consolidate their position over the next five years. According to a
new report, plastic will continue to outperform...

Back to roots

Back to roots

Scientists in the US have developed two new breeding lines for
smooth root sugar beet that could pave the way for more efficient
processing method for manufacturers.

Tate & Lyle on target

Tate & Lyle on target

British sugar and sweeteners group Tate & Lyle said this week
that first half profits should be in line with expectations, and
the second half stronger than in the previous year.

Fully equipped

Fully equipped

Bakery and snacks equipment provider APV Baker has improved and
expanded its range of twin-screw machines for the production of
extruded snacks.

DSM present Twinsweet

DSM present Twinsweet

DSM Food Specialties will be presenting a number of products this
November at FiE when it launches new ingredients claimed to enhance
the bakery, dairy, vegan and confectionery industries.