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Emerging markets eating up EU food and drinks

Export strengths tip EU food and drink industry

By Kacey Culliney

Europe’s food and drink industry has tipped its decade-long downward export balance; a shift defined by strong export figures underpinned by emerging market demands, according to FoodDrinkEurope.

EFSA may reassess proposed use levels for stevia in EU

Special Edition: Stevia

Is a re-assessment of EU stevia usage on the cards?

By Jane Byrne

Post-market monitoring of stevia use levels in food and drink products could see the European Commission broaden the current authorised food categories, claims a stevia trade body.

Not so Fab: Significant changes are necessary to improve the EU sugar sector, said Nestle and other firms.

EC may boost sugar supply after price hikes and complaints

By Mike Stones

The European Commission will consider boosting the availability of sugar at its next tonnage tender meeting on August 25 after sharp rises in prices and calls from food manufacturers for it to increase sugar quotas or abandon them.