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European sugar users welcome debate on sugar reform

European sugar users welcome debate on sugar reform

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The EU Sugar Users Association (CIUS) has welcomed debate on sugar reform scheduled in the European Parliament on Monday, ahead of an EU vote on whether to abolish sugar quotas under Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reforms.

EC must be more than a spectator on active and intelligent packaging

EC must be more than a spectator on active and intelligent packaging

By Rory Harrington

A lack of urgency by the European Commission is partly responsible for the slower than expected uptake of active and intelligent packaging (AIP) and Brussels should introduce a raft of measures, including tax breaks, to speed up adoption of the technology...

Suspect foods include household staples like bread, fried potatoes and coffee as well as potato crisps and biscuits.

Acrylamide limit ‘red tape’ premature, says FDF

By Oliver Nieburg

The added bureaucracy of legal limits for acrylamide in foods is preventable as industry efforts to reduce levels have been sufficient, says the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).

Wrigley's Olga Martínez was appointed president of the new Spanish confectionery association PRODULCE

PRODULCE head looking for healthy innovation

By Oliver Nieburg

The Spanish confectionery sector must innovate on a health awareness platform, according to the head of the recently formed national confectionery association.