Confectionery

ADM ramps up sweetener investment with French acquisition

ADM are in the midst of a European investment drive into sweeteners and starch production. ©iStock

Agri-food giant Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) will continue its investment into sweeteners and starch production in Europe with the planned acquisition of French wheat processing plant Chamtor.

The BRC said that evidence showed more retailers were moving towards low prices and that multi-buys were diminishing because that's what consumers wanted. 2020.©Kaisorn

Food and drink promos ‘undermining’ childhood obesity efforts, say MPs

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Scotland and Wales launch plans to help food sector weather 'uncertain times'

KitKat sugar content cut 5.6% by adding more cocoa and milk. Photo: Nestlé

KitKat cocoa content upped 13% in sugar reduction push

Dietary and physical activity intervention had a beneficial effect on plasma fatty acid composition in children. ©iStock/

Blood fat levels an indicator of kids’ diet quality and disease risk: Study

Côte D'Ivoire farm gate cocoa price could drop from CFA 1,100 per kg ($1.81) today  to around CFA 720 per kg, says CCC. ©iStock/crazydiva

Cocoa price for Ivorian farmers may drop 30% amid widespread poverty

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EFSA to recommend daily intake values for added sugar by 2020

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WHO praises France for ‘straightforward’ nutrition logo

Facial expressions show Mars the adverts that will drive sales

Facial expressions show Mars the adverts that will drive sales

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A 20% sugar cut by 2020? ‘It won’t be possible,’ says FDF

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