Confectionery

FSS backs extending sugar tax beyond soft drinks

Sugar tax must be extended beyond soft drinks, says Food Standards Scotland

Advice to extend the sugar tax beyond soft drinks, order the reformulation of products to cut sugar, fat and salt, and lower portion sizes, has won the support of Food Standards Scotland (FSS).

Unilever boss Paul Polman urged the government to review takeover rules

Unilever boss calls for takeover review

Mars Chocolate recalled a number of its chocolate products over salmonella fears

Mars recalls chocolate over salmonella fears

Food and drink firms were recognised in a list of the top 100 start-up companies

Food and drink firms in top start-ups list

Premium filled chocolates are an ideal application for the flavours, Sensient says

Fat-soluble flavours for chocolate fillings unveiled

Kellogg and Nestlé announced plans to cut sugar in their products

Kellogg and Nestlé announce snack reformulation

Greencore revealed plans to close its Evercreech chilled desserts factory

Greencore plans factory closure: 400 jobs at risk

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

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

2 Sisters invested £250,000 in Matthew Walker (Flickr/Simon Pearson)

2 Sisters invests £250k in festive pudding site

Glass and metal contamination sparked recalls in the past month

Glass and metal contamination spark food recalls

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