Ingredients

Not so sweet for Tate and Lyle

Not so sweet for Tate and Lyle

Major British sugar and sweetener group Tate and Lyle has reported
a sixper cent decrease in half year profits today and the success
of agreementsfor future prices for it starches and sweeteners will
have a major impact onthe profits...

Why the sweet tooth?

Why the sweet tooth?

Research carried out by the US-based Howard Hughes Medical
Institute has moved closer to understanding why some people cannot
resist the impulse brought on by sweets.

Roshen set for Russian boom

Roshen set for Russian boom

Two years after the Russian authorities imposed massive import
duties on confectionery products in a bid to keep out cheap imports
from Ukraine, that country's biggest sweet maker Roshen is about to
take Russia by storm with...

No-go zone for check-outs?

No-go zone for check-outs?

The Food Commission has got the knives out for the UK supermarket
sector and confectionery manufacturers over the sale of sweets and
snacks at the checkout, which it claims is contributing to the
worsening health of the nation.

Cocoa must change

Cocoa must change

The sixth International Cocoa Agreement in three decades came into
force at the beginning of October, heralding a break from the past.