Peter Mandelson, the newly-appointed EU trade commissioner, is
considering launching a review of the EU's stringent food hygiene
regulations in an attempt to tackle growing accusations that its
policies are protectionist and...
United Confectioners Holding has initiated a complex
standardisation programme across its product range, a fact that
will allow products at different factories to be manufactured to
the same stable quality and taste, Angela Drujinina...
The US sugar association files a lawsuit against McNeil
Nutritionals, the supplier of successful sweetener Splenda,
following swiftly on from a complaint in November by US NutraSweet
Several of the UK's leading multiple retailers are failing to help
consumers make healthy eating choices, despite increasing action
from the government to tackle the rising levels of obesity and
dietary-related health problems,...
The Spanish government is to provide funding for confectionery
producers wishing to promote their products this year. But the cash
is reserved for companies and organisations seeking to improve the
image of sugar confectionery products,...
Danish ingredients giant Chr Hansen is about to launch an intensive
research and marketing campaign across Eastern Europe to learn more
about local taste preferences and beat the opposition to one of the
world's most promising...
The European food industry could see a unified version of labels on
foodstuffs, and accompanying cost-savings, as Europe's executive
arm calls for standardised labels across the EU, writes Lindsey
Tough European legislation on junk food advertising to children
could become a reality, if the food industry fails to produce an
effective self-regulatory framework to help society deal with
increasing obesity in children.
Toothfriendly Sweets International, a non-profit making association
which champions the health benefits of sugar-free confectionery,
has announced it has received charitable status for its work -
something which sugar-free confectioners...