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Sugar-sweetened beverages do not easily fit within a healthy diet, says Anderson

Food industry must slash sugar – not just tinker

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Food industry ‘tinkering’ with sugar content while foods and drinks remain relatively high in sugar may detract from more basic sugar reduction strategies, warns a public health expert.

'No other vegetable oil can compete with palm in terms of efficiency. It is ten times more productive than soybean and seven times more productive then rapeseed,' said Dr Kalanithi Nesarentam of MPOB

Dispatches from Euro Fed Lipid Congress, Montpellier

Malaysia hopes to double palm oil production by 2020

By Anna Bonar

Malaysia hopes to double its palm oil production by 2020 without having to dedicate more land to palm plants, according to a Malaysian minister.

Malaysian media accuses UK economic policy think tank of a conflict of interest given contact with the Malaysian Palm Oil Council and the country’s government.

“The IEA does not accept state money, and all of our research is independent of corporate funding.”

UK think tank denies Malaysian palm oil conflict of interest accusations

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has said categorically it does not accept state money, following accusations by a Malaysian media outlet that the UK think tank is in bed with the Malaysian Palm Oil Council and the country’s government.

Delegates at the European Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil debated sustainable palm oil in London this week

European RSPO 2014

Sustainable palm oil pressures worrying to emerging economies

By Nicholas Robinson

Food businesses and consumers don’t understand the impact emerging economies could face if pressure to source 100% sustainable palm oil builds too quickly, Marks & Spencer’s (M&S) sustainable development manager Fiona Wheatley claims.

Candy and snack packaging highlights from Sweets and Snacks

2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo

Leaders of the pack at 2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo

By Jenni Spinner

The 2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo showcased thousands of product launches, and old favorites, in standout packaging. Here are a number of bags, pouches, and other containers that captured attention.

Candy and snack product launches win top honors

2014 sweets and snacks expo

Sweet success for top candy product launches

By Jenni Spinner

Judges of the 2014 Most Innovative New Product Awards sorted through nearly 300 tasty treats to come up with the products they deem the best of the best.

The Hershey Company is showcasing a number of product launches in its 2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo booth, across several categories and brands.

2014 sweets and snacks expo

Hershey crowds the candy aisle with product launches

By Jenni Spinner

Chocolate, chews, hard candy, snacks—The Hershey Company is going all out with a large array of product introductions at the 2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo.

The annual Sweets and Snacks Expo showcases new and emerging confectionery product trends.

2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo

Top five tasty trends at Sweets and Snacks

By Jenni Spinner

Confectionery manufacturers showing their latest products offer a glimpse of current and upcoming industry trends, including hot ingredients, growing categories, and standout packaging.

‘Terrific coffee growth!’ But Mondelez shrinks beverage business

'Snacks powerhouse' unveils plan to shrink beverage business

‘Terrific coffee growth!’ But Mondelez spits out Tassimo not Trident

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Mondelez CEO Irene Rosenfeld insists the firm’s coffee interests backed by brands such as Tassimo are ‘very attractive’ but says the deal to shrink its beverage business fits a core snacks focus.

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