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A dream for chocoholics

A dream for chocoholics

Canadian biopharmaceutical company Forbes Medi-Tech this week
reports on study results showing that chocolate, containing its
cholesterol-lowering phytosterol ingredient Reducol, significanly
reduced LDL cholesterol in people with...

Is Adams right for Cadbury?

Is Adams right for Cadbury?

Rumours have resurfaced concerning a potential bid for the Adams
confectionery business by the UK's Cadbury Schweppes. While such a
bid would undoubtedly strengthen the British group's market
position, analysts at Euromonitor...

Too sweet to resist

Too sweet to resist

Cargill Sweeteners North America forms marketing alliance with
sugar beet cooperative to sell and distribute its sugar products to
food and beverage manufacturers. Both companies hope the agreement
will lead to the development of...

Go-ahead for chocoholics

Go-ahead for chocoholics

More research to suggest that chocolate could be of benefit arrived
this week with scientists in the US suggesting that dietary
flavonols found in certain chocolates and cocoa could improve blood
vessel function.

Codex discusses fats and oils

Codex discusses fats and oils

In light of the 18th session of the Codex Committee on Fats and
Oils to be held in London, UK on 3-7 February 2003, the US
Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration said
this week that they are to sponsor a public...