Ingredients

Kerry grows

Kerry grows

Ireland's Kerry group has continued its rapid expansion programme
which has already seen it add 20 new companies to its portfolio in
the last two years.

Chocolate gets medical

Chocolate gets medical

House of Brussels Chocolates has announced the development of a new
medical advisory board to investigate and research the use of
chocolate as a carrier for dietary supplements, functional foods
and pharmaceutical compounds to treat...

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.

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).

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.

A sticky situation

A sticky situation

Despite the failure of Cancun, it still seems likely that Europe's
sugar regime will be overhauled. Europe's farm commissioner said
that the continuation of the EU's heavily subsidy sugar industry is
simply unviable.

Size matters

Size matters

Consumers tempted by bigger portions for less money might be
getting better value but they are also putting their health at
risk, the World Cancer Research Fund in the UK claimed yesterday.