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Preview: ConfectioneryNews brings you ProSweets 2012

Dispatches from ProSweets 2012

Preview: ConfectioneryNews brings you ProSweets 2012

By Oliver Nieburg

The confectionery trade fair ProSweets opened its doors for the fifth time on Sunday at the exhibition centre in Cologne, Germany and ConfectioneryNews.com is on the show floor keeping you updated on the latest industry news.

Beware of gummy bears found under the influence...

Beware of gummy bears found under the influence...

By Ben Bouckley

The US-based Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (ABC) has warned parents of children involved in trick-or-treat to be wary of potential adulteration of gummy bears or other confectionery with alcoholic drinks such as vodka.

Kids seeing fewer TV ads for sweets and snacks, study finds

Kids seeing fewer TV ads for sweets and snacks, study finds

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The number of TV advertisements US children see for high-fat, salty and sugary foods and beverages has declined in recent years – but the majority of kids’ TV food advertising is still for less healthy choices, according to new research.