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Reducing sugar in drinks 'doesn't help much'

Studies from Britain and Mexico suggest reducing sugar in sweetened drinks or taxing it more to cut consumption can help people limit their calorie intake and lower their risk of developing diabetes, but not by much. Two separate

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Egypt sugar company reserves at 270,000 tonnes

Egypt's state-owned Sugar and Integrated Industries Company said that the country's sugar reserves are at 270,000 tonnes, a ministry of supply statement said on Wednesday. The company exported 42,000 tonnes of brown sugar

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Diabetes experts tell G20 to tax sugar to save lives

Diabetes experts called on world leaders on Thursday to use sugar taxes to fight obesity, arguing such a move would save lives and slash healthcare budgets. Ahead of a meeting of G20 leaders this weekend, the International Diabete

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Diabetes experts tell G20 to tax sugar to save lives

Diabetes experts called on world leaders on Thursday to use sugar taxes to fight obesity, arguing such a move would save lives and slash healthcare budgets. Ahead of a meeting of G20 leaders this weekend, the International Diabete

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Sugar-free confectionary makers 'eye' sweet gains in Dubai

With the UAE and Saudi Arabia claiming the biggest chunks of the region’s annual chocolate spend according to recently released Euromonitor data, a raft of health-conscious, sugar-free snack producers are set to line-up alongside traditi

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WHO calls on countries to reduce sugars intake

A new guideline from the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends adults and children reduce their daily intake of free sugars to less than 10 per cent of their total energy intake. A further reduction to below 5 per cent or roughly 2

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Subdued sugar premiums 'hit refineries'

Sugar refineries around the world are feeling the pressure of a subdued whites-over-raws sugar premium, Jamal Al Ghurair, managing director of Dubai's Al Khaleej Refinery said on Sunday. "World sugar refineries cannot sus

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Sugar market outlook in focus at Dubai conference

Outlook, trader debates and refining updates will take centre stage at a renowned event in the world of sugar trading to be held in Dubai this month. The 11th annual Kingsman Dubai Sugar Conference will run from January 31 to Febr

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Al Khaleej Sugar receives largest sugar carrier at Jebel Ali Port

Al Khaleej Sugar, a leading sugar refinery in the Arab region, celebrated the arrival of MV UBC Ottawa, the world’s largest sugar carrying vessel to call at DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port.   Arriving from Sao

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Eat chocolate, not sugar

MycoTechnology, a food technology company has developed a new process using gourmet fungi (mushrooms) to reduce the bitterness in cocoa beans that it believes will cut sugar content in chocolate candy. "We use mushrooms that

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