AB Sugar CEO Mark Carr

Why we need to make sense of sugar

17 Sep 2014 | By Mark Carr

As the new Making Sense of Sugar campaign launches, AB Sugar CEO Mark Carr explains why it is high time that the sugar industry fought back in the obesity debate.

Making sense of sugar

AB Sugar launches counter-offensive in war on sugar

17 Sep 2014 | By Ian Quinn

The UK is in danger of setting dietary targets that are “impossible” to reach, according to AB Sugar, which today launched a campaign to counter the war on sugar as an ingredient.

5 a day

5-a-day would cost average family an extra £810 a year Subscription

12 Sep 2014 | By Ian Quinn

UK families would have to spend more than half their current average annual food bill on fruit & veg to hit 5 a-day target…


Action on Sugar hits out at ‘flawed’ data on UK sugar intake Subscription

12 Sep 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Action on Sugar (AOS) has accused experts leading the government’s planned crackdown on sugar of ignoring major flaws in the data used to draw up the proposals.

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Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver's Comfort Food? More like deep down dirty food

06 Sep 2014 | By James Halliwell

What in God’s name has happened to Jamie Oliver? On Jamie’s Comfort Food (C4, 9pm, 1 Sept) he repented of his sins…

Fat pie eating

Saints go marching in... to the Tesco pie aisle

06 Sep 2014

Who ate all the pies? It’s a chant beloved of football fans – known for their physical prowess and keen sense of irony…


Sugar reduction strategy will need to include sweeteners Subscription

30 Aug 2014 | By Steve Osborn

Action on Sugar’s confrontational stance on processed foods has laid down the gauntlet to the food and drink industry


What are the prospects for the UK's new food crime unit?

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Sweeteners part of healthy eating says Professor Jack Winkler

06 Sep 2014

Put these survey findings into context. If 38% are suspicious of sweeteners, then 62% are not…


Sugar defines some lines - they would not exist without it

02 Aug 2014

Sir: I am not surprised there is increasing consumer concern about sugar levels in products…

Sugar Cane Commodities

Misleading sugar messages are not in public interest

12 Jul 2014

Sir: Action on Sugar member Robert Lustig seems to have failed to read SACN’s recent draft carbohydrate scientific review…

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