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...