French supermarket Super U has pledged to remove or reduce 90 “controversial” substances from its private label range, including palm oil, aspartame, monosodium glutamate, bisphenol A and fructose-glucose syrup, citing consumer fears and the cocktail effect....
We've all heard the statistics - almost 36% of Americans are now obese. But 50 years ago, it was just 13%. So why did we get so fat, so quickly? And what role did sugar - and specifically high fructose corn syrup - have to play?
Tate and Lyle now has new capacity for glucose syrup up and running at its facility in Slovakia, to cater to European demand and, in particular, underserved manufacturers in Central and Eastern Europe.
Carrageenan has good textural properties and is a more cost effective hydrocolloid than dextran for use in semi liquid syrups for production of a wide range of confectionery products, claims a new study from Mexico.
Chinese corn-based sweeteners producer Global Sweetener Holdings
has taken a new step towards its aim of becoming a leader in the
Asian and worldwide markets for corn sweeteners by buying out
Mitsui's share of their sorbitol...
Tate & Lyle has announced the inking of a deal with Syral for
the sale of part of its European starch ingredients business for
€310m, which will make it more secure in volatile markets and in
context of the new European sugar...
Tate and Lyle is in a strong position to perform above expectation
in the second half of the financial year, says Goldman Sachs,
thanks to the positive effect of a large US corn crop for 2008 -
and therefore lower prices - on high...
The US and Mexico have concluded an agreement under which access
will be granted for US high fructose corn syrup exports to Mexico,
a move that begins to address the decade long dispute between the
US oilseed and cocoa processor Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) said on
Monday it will post a gain of €70 million in its fiscal third
quarter, due to the sale of a 27.9 million share stake in UK starch
and sweeteners firm Tate & Lyle,...
Welcomed by sweetener suppliers, scientists at the world's biggest
food ingredients exhibition claim this week that there is no
credible evidence to 'single out' the common sweetener high
fructose corn syrup (HFCS)...
Despite higher raw material prices Corn Products International, a
US maker of corn syrups sweeteners, saw profits and sales rise for
the year, citing sales in North America and a better price-product
mix as key factors responsible...
First half profits for UK sugar and sweeteners group Tate &
Lyle slipped as US figures hit the bottom line but improved results
from European operations helped add sparkle to a generally
Tate & Lyle, the world's biggest sugar company, has unveiled a
sharp increase in profits driven by strong sales in its sweetners
and starch division, together with a recent round of disposals and
Agribusiness processing giant Archer Daniels Midland Co.'s
prospects have brightened as the outlook for its mainstay soybean
products and high-fructose corn syrup improves amid favourable
commodity trends, analysts said.