Sweeteners (intense, bulk, polyols)

Tate & Lyle gains from weak pound in 85% profit rise

Tate & Lyle reported an 85% rise in profit before tax (Flickr/Mike Mozart)

Ingredients manufacturer Tate & Lyle reported an 85% rise in profit before tax in its full-year results, reflecting the weak value of sterling and an “excellent commercial and manufacturing performance”, it claimed.

Proposals for a North Yorkshire sugar beet factory have been welcomed by the NFU (Al Khaleej International)

300-job sugar beet plans welcomed by NFU

Bakery tastes: consumers are looking for sustainable ingredients with provenance

Bakery spotlight: why the feelgood factor still matters

The EU’s advice will aim to establish a cut-off value for daily exposure to added sugars

EU to provide daily sugar intake advice by 2020

The sweetener is made from stevia and dietary fibres, and contains no alcoholic sugars

Natural sweetener is suitable for diabetics

Low calorie sweeteners: ‘no evidence’ they affect gut function, ISA claims

Artificial sweetener claim rejected by pro-industry body

The BSDA slammed claims that drinking diet soft drinks lead to a higher risk of stroke and dementia

Drinks group slams stroke link to diet soft drinks

The Sweets Collection from Beneo was on show at this year’s ISM

Low-glycaemic hard-boiled candies on show at ISM

Public Health England challenged manufacturers to reduce their products' sugar content by 5% by August this year

Manufacturers set target to cut sugar 20% by 2020

Professor Buttriss: ‘Sugar intakes are deemed too high’

Sugar reduction aims thwarted by sweetener confusion

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