German sugar giant Nordzucker announced this week that it has
entered into a joint venture with Danish food group Arla Foods to
produce the low-calorie sweetener tagatose, patented by US company
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
The global confectionery market reached 12.7 billion tonnes in
2000, increasing by 8.5 per cent globally from 1996-2000, and
proving resistant to the much-hyped rise of health-conscious
eating, according to a report from market analysts...
Bread, biscuits, crisps and french fries, foods frequently eaten by
millions of people around the world, contain alarmingly high
quantities of a cancer-causing chemical, according to Swedish
research released this week. The research...