Tate and Lyle is in a strong position to perform above expectation
in the second half of the financial year, says Goldman Sachs,
thanks to the positive effect of a large US corn crop for 2008 -
and therefore lower prices - on high...
Tate & Lyle has signed an agreement to acquire an 80 per cent
holding in German family-run specialty ingredients firm GC Hahn -
the latest step in a refocusing on value-added ingredients in place
Last week marked the start of a long awaited court case between
sweetener firms McNeil Nutritionals and Merisant, after which a
jury is expected to decide if consumers are being misled by the
marketing strategy for popular sweetener...
The US sugar industry has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade
Commission (FTC) against the popular sweetener product Splenda,
which it claims is deceptively marketed to make consumers believe
it is natural.
A petition has been filed with the Food and Drug Administration
(FDA) calling on the agency to revoke its approval of the sweetener
Splenda, a move branded by manufacturer Tate & Lyle as a
commercial conspiracy to damage its product's...
The dispute between the sugar industry and McNeil Nutritionals
advanced a small step this week when a federal court in Los Angeles
ruled that the Sugar Association can continue its claim into
whether McNeil's Splenda campaign...
The US sugar association files a lawsuit against McNeil
Nutritionals, the supplier of successful sweetener Splenda,
following swiftly on from a complaint in November by US NutraSweet
The boss of UK starch and sugar group Tate & Lyle, currently
enjoying booming sales for its sweetener 600 times sweeter than
sugar, has hooked the European Businessman of the Year award from
leading US business magazine Forbes.
Tate & Lyle has sweetened its longer term outlook with its
deal, announced on 19 February, to buy out Johnson & Johnson's
sucralose manufacturing capacity, said the investment bank Goldman
Sachs on Monday. The move gives...