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Britons are top of the chocs!

Britons are top of the chocs!

The UK eats more chocolate than any other nation in Europe, some
660.9 million kg to be precise. Chocolate accounts for 30 per cent
of the total confectionery market in the UK, but sugar
confectionery sales are also booming, driven...

Acrylamide update

Acrylamide update

In May 2002 Swedish scientists released information that
acrylamide, a potential carcinogen, had been found in a range of
foods. Food agencies across the world are monitoring the situation
very closely. An upcoming conference in the...

SIAL boasts the best of NPD

SIAL boasts the best of NPD

It is an undisputable fact that modern consumers are constantly
driving food developers to new heights - and it is nowhere more
evident than in the field of health. At SIAL, the food and drink
industry extravaganza taking place in...

Cheaper chocolate?

Cheaper chocolate?

New research from the US claims that new, high-yielding selections
of Theobroma cacao, may offer new hope to the world's cacao
growers - and to chocolate manufacturers and chocolate lovers
across the world.

Tate & Lyle bounce back

Tate & Lyle bounce back

Tate & Lyle, the world's biggest sugar company, has unveiled a
sharp increase in profits driven by strong sales in its sweetners
and starch division, together with a recent round of disposals and
cost cuts.