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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

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

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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

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

Sugar reduction is damaging the chocolate category, says Euromonitor. Photo: ©iStock/puhhha

'The best kind of bad': Chocolate makers need premium ingredients not sugar reduction

From a preventative point of view, it is advisible to reduce sugar intake or to replace sugar with other low-calorie sweeteners. Thus, the development of new types of sweeteners is of great interest.©iStock

Allulose low-cal sweetener credentials boosted as glucose control is highlighted

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CGF celebrates healthy reformulation of 180,000 products in 2016

Katjes International explores candy acquisitions in Italy and Spain, but expects annual sugar confectionery consumption in Western Europe to remain at 2.7 kg per capita

Katjes International CFO: Sugar confectionery consumption in Europe may have reached its limits

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