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World sugar output faces big deficit after 2-million-ton drop
03 February, 2015
Low prices and mill closures are set to cause the biggest sugar shortfall...
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Sugar supply to balance demand in 2015
Wednesday, August 06, 2014 by The world will only produce only as much sugar as it requires over the year ahead. A combination of lower yields from top-producing countries such as Brazil and increased global...

Wrigley to launch stevia-based mints in Europe
Friday, May 30, 2014 by Chewing gum manufacturer Wrigley is to introduce stevia-based mints throughout Europe in 2014, the first time the Mars-owned company has used the low-calorie sweetener in a product globally.

Peruvian Stevia farm becomes world’s first to achieve Rainforest Alliance certification
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 by The Rainforest Alliance has announced that the Stevia One Perú SAC farm in northern Peru has earned Rainforest Alliance certification, becoming the world’s first stevia farm to earn...

Cargill’s stevia-sweetened dark chocolate scoops award
Thursday, March 14, 2013 by Cargill’s stevia-sweetened dark chocolate has won an award at the recent International Sweets and Biscuits Fair (ISM).

Registration opens for IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo 2013
Thursday, March 07, 2013 by The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), a nonprofit scientific society for professionals engaged in the science of food, food technology, has announced that registration for the...

Bayn Europe and Brentz Group sign stevia agreement
Monday, January 28, 2013 by Bayn Europe and the Barentz Group have signed an agreement for a long-term cooperation regarding the supply and distribution of EUREBA - a line of high-quality Stevia extract...

Indian company to set up new sugar factory in Tanzania
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 by Mahakaushal Sugar and Power Industries, an India-based company engaged in the production of sugar and its by-products, in collaboration with Tanzanian counterparts, is set to build a...

DSR set to buy Savannah Sugar
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 by Dangote Sugar Refinery (DSR), a company engaged in in the processing and marketing of sugar in Nigeria and other countries in sub-Saharan Africa, has plans to purchase Nigerian...

Consumption of high sugar foods could affect brain: Study
Thursday, May 17, 2012 by A diet rich in processed sugar may affect the brain, impairing memory and learning, according to study conducted on rats by researchers at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA).

Brahim Holding to build new sugar refinery facility in Malaysia
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 by Brahim Holding, an in-flight catering services provider in Malaysia, is spending MYR130m ($41.7m) to construct a new integrated sugar refinery facility in East Malaysia.

Imperial Sugar posts $10m net loss in H1
Friday, May 11, 2012 by Imperial Sugar Company, a sugar producer and marketer based in Sugar Land, Texas, has reported a net loss of $10m in the first half of fiscal 2012, compared to a net loss of $4.8m in...

Louis Dreyfus to buy Imperial Sugar
Wednesday, May 02, 2012 by Global processor of agricultural products Louis Dreyfus Commodities has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Imperial Sugar Company, one of the major processors and marketers...

Wisdom Natural introduces new liquid stevia flavours
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 by Arizona-based Wisdom Natural Brands, the parent company of SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener, has developed three new flavours of liquid stevia.

Arlon acquires Wholesome Sweeteners
Friday, April 20, 2012 by Arlon Food and Agriculture Partners, an affiliate of investment firm Arlon Group, along with management and Edward Billington & Son, has acquired Wholesome Sweeteners, for an...

Tate & Lyle reopens SPLENDA Sucralose production facility in Alabama
Thursday, April 12, 2012 by International provider of ingredients services to food, beverage and other industries Tate & Lyle has reopened its SPLENDA Sucralose production facility at McIntosh, Alabama.

Imperial Sugar completes sale of 50% stake in Wholesome Sweeteners
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 by Texas-based refined sugar processor Imperial Sugar has completed the sale of its 50% stake in Wholesome Sweeteners to an affiliate of Arlon, a private investment group focused on...

High sugar consumption could be toxic for health
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 by Excessive sugar consumption is toxic and can be attributed to various diet-related diseases and conditions in the US, according to University of California pediatric...

Sweeteners in baked products face texture challenges: Study
Friday, March 30, 2012 by The use of non- or low-calorific sweeteners in sweet baked products faces technical challenges, especially with regard to texture and is not viable enough to replace sugar, according to...

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