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
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
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
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
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
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
Egypt's Al Nouran sugar production facility, a 2.5 billion Egyptian pound ($357 million) project, could begin operations in 2016 after securing a Sharia-compliant financing package, the project sponsors said.
Al Nouran is expe
Adults should eat less than the equivalent of 6 teaspoons of sugar a day if they are to avoid health risks such as weight gain and tooth decay linked to sugary diets, the World Health Organisation said.
Issuing draft guidelines ca
Packaged foods sold in the US would display calorie counts more prominently and include the amount of added sugar under a proposal to significantly update nutritional labels for the first time in 20 years as health officials seek to redu
The investment arm of Morocco's royal family, SNI, sold a 24.5 per cent stake in Cosumar, its sole sugar supplier, to a group of local institutional investors, traders said, as it moves to divest some of its extensive holdings.