By: Michael Holden and Sarah Young
* Spot raw, white sugar contracts make double top formations
Feb 23 Kenya's Mumias Sugar expected to perform better in the second half after posting a wider pretax loss for the six months ended Dec. 31, the company said on Tuesday, adding falling prices due to illegal imports could pose a challenge.
A group of researchers from Australia and India released a study suggesting that sugar consumption may cause not only diabetes and obesity, but also brain defects comparable to those caused by stress or abuse.
By: Martinne Geller
2016 could be the year of the sugar tax, as several large nations consider levies on sweetened food and drinks to battle obesity and fatten government coffers.
By: Andrew Sparrow
By: Zandi Shabalala and David Brough
By: Denis Campbell and Paul Johnson
NHS chief to introduce sugar tax in hospitals to tackle UK obesity crisis
By: Chris Prentice
The head of the main U.S. sugar marketing lobby has stepped down after nearly 13 years, leaving the powerful industry group at a time of growing public concern about the health effects of excessive consumption of sweeteners.
By: Dr. Mark Hyman