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Sugarwise – a solution to the sugar debate?

Today, (11 March) students at the University of Cambridge will announce details of a “ground-breaking free sugars test”.

Teaspoons a poor measure of sugar, says FDF official

Calls to use teaspoons as a measure of sugar content are flawed, due to variation in the size of individual spoons, according to Tim Rycroft of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).

Fairtrade sales up, but not sugar

The Fairtrade Foundation charity said that shoppers and businesses are choosing Fairtrade for most groceries, but not sugar.

European sugar crisis imminent?

A sugar supply crisis in Europe is almost certain, bakers have been warned.

Department of Health disappoints campaigners over child obesity

The government’s Childhood Obesity Strategy, which may contain plans for a sugar tax, will not be released until the summer, according to the Department of Health (DoH).

BakeArt manufactures first sugar sprinkles in the UK

BakeArt has become the first company to manufacture sugar sprinkles in the UK, at its plant in Ashington, Northumberland.

Sugar tax would save £10m a year

A tax on sugary drinks could prevent 3.7m obesity cases by 2025, according to Cancer Research UK and the UK Health Forum.

Action on Sugar rounds on coffee shops

A “shocking” amount of sugar can be found in many hot flavoured drinks, according to Action on Sugar.

Cameron to scrap sugar tax plans

According to the Financial Times, the government has abandoned plans to introduce a sugar tax as part of its ‘obesity strategy’.

Tate & Lyle on track for forecast profit

Tate & Lyle, the bakery ingredients supplier, said it expected full-year reported adjusted pre-tax profit to be "modestly below" last year’s full-year figures.

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