ADM responds to HFCS obesity claims
Ingredients giant Archer Daniels Midland has criticised media
reports linking the use of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS)
with the rise in US obesity levels, saying it is not the sole cause
of the epidemic.
Sucralose costs will affect profits, says Tate & Lyle
Tate & Lyle has reinforced its expectations that its results
for the second half of 2008 will be in line with the first half,
but sucralose profits will be hit by exceptional costs.
Soft drinks linked to rising gout statistics
An increased intake of soft drinks and fructose consumption may
increase the risk of gout in men, suggests a new study.
HFCS drinks no different to sucrose, milk for satiety
Beverages sweetened by high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) do not
affect energy levels or appetite-related hormone levels any more
than milk or drinks sweetened with sucrose, reports a new study
from the Netherlands.
Sucrose, fructose link to pancreatic cancer, study
High intakes of sucrose and fructose may contribute to an increased
risk of pancreatic cancer, suggest data from a cohort study, but
the researchers say insulin resistance could also play a part.
Tate & Lyle 'cautious' about outlook
Tate & Lyle continues to be dragged down by EU sugar reform,
while additional challenges such as high corn costs have prompted
the firm to view near term outlook "with caution".
CSPI, CRA campaign in favor of controversial sweetener
President Bush has been urged to revise a government report which
suggests that high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is responsible for
'HFCS-free' emerging as new health claim, says Datamonitor
High fructose corn syrup is increasingly being blacklisted by food
and beverage manufacturers as they attempt to market products that
are perceived as 'better-for-you', says Datamonitor.
Tea extract could reduce purported diabetes link
A US study presented last week claimed to establish a link between
high fructose corn syrup and diabetes, particularly in children -
but researchers say a compound found in tea could reduce the
Corn syrup, cane sugar affect appetite equally - study
Beverages sweetened with cane sugar or high fructose corn syrup may
affect hunger, satiety, or short-term energy intakes, suggests a
new study from the US.
Sugarcane production rises as beet harvest falls, USDA
US sugarbeet production will decrease, while sugar cane production
is forecast to increase during fiscal year 2008 compared to 2007,
according to statistics released by the USDA
Industry responds to fructose-obesity study
The Corn Refiners Association has responded to the recent research
linking fructose consumption to obesity, stating that fructose
cannot be related to high fructose corn syrup.
Coca-Cola pinched by high HFCS prices
Drinks giant Coca-Cola is feeling the squeeze of higher corn
prices, but the impact on its soda formulations - largely sweetened
with high fructose corn syrup in the US - remains unclear.
Corn Products closes 'record' 100th year
Corn Products International has reported "record" sales for
2006, closing its 100th anniversary year with what it had forecast
to be its "best year ever" .
7UP changes label to avoid misleading 'natural' claims
Cadbury Schweppes is to change the labeling on its 7UP product
following a fierce debate on the validity of new 'all natural'