British Sugar has withdrawn a UK advert for Truvia which claimed sweetener was natural - despite having paid out €5m in a US court for the same claim two years ago.
The Real Good Food Company (RGFC) has blamed its row with British Sugar for its half-year loss and has referred the dispute to the European competition authorities.
Relations are worsening between Unite the union and British Sugar as strike action looms at four British Sugar sites.
Defra angers union over sugar compensation u-turn
The UK National Farmer's Union (NFU) said yesterday it is
considering legal action after UK body Defra revealed it was
planning to re-open negotiations on how much compensation sugar
growers could receive.
ABF to shake up China sugar industry with joint venture
Associated British Foods (ABF) has forged an agreement with Chinese
sugar group Hebei Tian Lu, which is expected to revolutionise beet
sugar production technology and boost yields.
New cake icing targeted at health-conscious consumers
British Sugar has created a new cake covering using
non-hydrogenated fat, aimed at quelling fears over trans fats in
ABF sugar operations sweeten sales
Sugar producer Associated British Foods (ABF) has announced a
strong performance from its operations overseas which have helped
to offset rocky trading in the UK market.
British Sugar launches cost-cutting, process-friendly paste
Sugar supplier British Sugar has launched a new variety of sugar
paste promising a whiter, smoother appearance and better taste.
Sweet makers worry over sugar reform
Confectioners are wary of price hikes following the decision by
major UK sugar processor British Sugar to pay beet growers more
than the EU minimum.
ABF completes African sugar share acquisition
Associated British Foods' (ABF's) acquisition of Africa's largest
sugar producer underlines the fact that the European industry is
Keeping sugar farmers sweet
British sugar growers can breathe a sigh of relief after learning
that one of the country's foremost beet producers will not be
closing facilities as originally thought.
High sugar price may boost shift to premium products in China
Food and beverage firms making premium products will cope best with
the current surge in price of both Chinese and imported sugar, with
higher margins to cover the rise in costs.
Sweet news for plant bakers
A new invert syrup from British Sugar offers convenience and flexibility benefits for plant bakers.Invasweet was developed to meet the bakery...
Sugar reform: food makers to enjoy cheaper sugar ingredients?
Food and drink makers could soon expect cheaper sugar ingredients
with Brussels expected to publish its proposals on EU sugar reform
today, writes Lindsey Partos.
Tough sugar reform inevitable as EU loses appeal at WTO
Moves to reform the European sugar regime will accelerate after the
EU loses its appeal against a World Trade Organisation decision
that its handouts to sugar farmers are illegal, reports Lindsey