ADM launches bright red cocoa powder
ADM Cocoa hopes to enable manufacturers to differentiate products
and deliver uniquely attractive foods through the launch of a
bright red cocoa powder.
USDA agrees to extra sugar imports to stem shortage
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced it will allow
extra sugar imports into the country in an effort to prevent market
shortages after hurricane damage to sugarcane crops, delayed sugar
beet harvests, disruptions...
Cocoa prices expected to climb
Cocoa prices will continue to climb next year as a steady growth in
consumer demand is met with somewhat erratic production levels.
EU sugar reform: producers cautious, users frustrated
The EU is confident that the sugar reforms announced last week give
producers a long-term competitive future, though firms such as Tate
& Lyle remain cautious.
EU sugar reform balanced between success and failure
Four key factors will determine whether this week's EU discussions
regarding the sugar regime have been a success or a failure, says a
key industry body.
ADM recognises the growing need for premium cocoa ingredients
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has committed itself to providing its
customers with the premium cocoa ingredients they require by
announcing plans for a new production facility.
Broad support for sugar reform, claims Defra
The UK department for environment, food and rural affairs (Defra)
claims that there is strong support for EU sugar reform, though
opinion across Europe remains divided.
Ferro develops high-purity parenteral sugars
Ferro introduced its new high-purity, low-endotoxin sucrose,
maltose and trehalose sugars at the recent CPhI in Madrid, designed
to improve product quality and broaden the market for injectable
Sweet taste study promises perfect sugar replacement
A low-calorie sweetener that tastes exactly like sugar and could
help control diseases like diabetes and obesity could be just round
the corner, according to a new study.
Nutrinova to showcase sugar replacement innovation
Nutrinova plans to use this year's FI Europe show to highlight how
new sweetener technology can make finished products healthier.
Boost in fight against cocoa fungal infestation
The discovery that two devastating fungal pathogens might be linked
could help cocoa farmers dramatically improve production.
More bad times ahead for American sugar producers?
As WTO talks loom, the American sugar industry, badly hit by the
recent hurricanes in the south, prepares for further hard line
High fat and sugar diet raises liver disease risk
People with high fat and sugar diets increase their risk of liver
problems, confirms a new study.
US sugar production braced for long-term damage
The USDA has increased the levels of sugar that producers are
allocated to supply in a bid to avert total disaster following
hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
EU attacked for raising sugar exports
Sugar reform may yet hijack December's WTO talks as Australia,
Brazil and Thailand again accuse the EU of shirking its obligations
by planning to increase sugar exports by two million tonnes.