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The risk of dying from heart disease increased exponentially with the amount of added sugars consumed

Sugar consumption linked to heart disease death risk

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Excessive consumption of added sugars in drinks, snacks and sweets is associated with an increased risk of dying from heart disease, according to a major US review published in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Heinz got creative on social media at half time at the Super Bowl with this cheeky tweet

Super Bowl XLVIII: Who won the battle of the brands?

By Elaine WATSON

UPDATED: As the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos squared up at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey on Sunday, the nation’s biggest food and beverage firms battled for supremacy during the commercial breaks. We know who won the game, but who won the...

Stevia has seen a rapid rise in its market share

Sugar concerns spark market gains for sweeteners

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

The market for high intensity sweeteners is growing rapidly, with plant-derived stevia providing the fastest growth, according to a new report from Mintel and Leatherhead Food Research.

Genius moved into the UAE this year as part of an ambitious international expansion strategy to hit on global gluten-free opportunities

Genius ‘suitably busy’ amid global expansion

By Kacey Culliney

Gluten-free major Genuis is suitably busy with an ambitious international expansion plan as it moves into the United Arab Emirates (UAE), its commercial director says.

Desserts will continue to drive growth in the in-store bakery, given consumers' penchant for affordable indulgence, Packaged Facts says.

US in-store bakery market worth $13 bn

By Maggie Hennessy

Despite that they account for a relatively small percentage of perishable dollar sales at most retailers, in-store bakeries are thriving, according to recent data from Packaged Facts. 

If trans fat regulation happened a decade ago, it would have been a 'game-changer', says Datamonitor's innovation insights director

Trans fat crackdown: ‘The ship has already sailed’

By Kacey Culliney

Trans fats have been discussed for nearly two decades rendering the FDA’s extended comment period trivial in the grand scheme of things, says the innovation insights director at Datamonitor Consumer.

Australia's Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey said the acquisition is not in the interest of the country at this time

Australia blocks ADM’s GrainCorp takeover

By Kacey Culliney

Australia has blocked Archer Daniel Midland’s (ADM) A$3.4bn ($3.09bn) takeover of GrainCorp, claiming it would not be in the interest of the country.

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