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These are all the posts that have been tagged with sugar.

The big issues

I have attended two events in the last week, the combined themes of which represent three of the major focuses for the food and drink industry at present: waste, obesity and Brexit.

The Nestlé way

Furthering its commitment to sugar reduction, Nestlé Breakfast Cereals this week announced plans to cut an additional 10 per cent of sugar across its cereal range by the end of 2018.

Soreen launches Disney range

British baker Soreen has launched a more nutritious alternative in the cake category with its Disney Mini Loaves range.

To tax, or not to tax: that is the taxing question

Just a few weeks ago, I discussed the potential of the soft drinks levy being extended to other food groups, following the release of Action on Sugar’s six-point manifesto which calls for the tax to be extended to confectionery.

Hanovia keeps production pure

Microbial growth due to contaminated water or ingredients can cause discolouration, off flavours and shortened shelf life.

When the dust settles

Mark Shannon discusses the explosion dangers associated with food processing and how to protect against them.

Round Up: Ingredients

Here is your weekly round-up of ingredients news. Next week’s round-up will focus on packaging news. To submit an item for inclusion, please contact Carly Wood at carly@bellpublishing.com.

Powdered sugar alternative

Earlier this year, Omega Ingredients launched liquid natural sugar alternative ΩMegaSweet. Following this, the company has unveiled a powdered version.

Putting the milk in Milkybar

Nestlé’s white chocolate brand Milkybar is increasing the amount of milk in its recipe, making it the number one ingredient.

Tate & Lyle releases 17 non-GMO starches

Ingredients business Tate & Lyle has introduced 17 new non-GMO starches with the same functionality as their original versions for use in products including desserts, soups and yogurts.