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EU approves stevia from the start of December

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A new EU directive allows the use of stevia with effect from 2 December 2011. As reported by the German online portal of Lebensmittelpraxis, the scientist Udo Kienle rates the decision as an important step, but not a breakthrough. Although … Continue reading

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USA-Increased the sugar import quota by almost 8%

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The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has again increased the 2011 sugar tariff rate quota to relieve supply pressure – a move the Sweetener Users Association has welcomed, while urging further adjustment. The USDA said it determined that additional supplies … Continue reading

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Cocoa, Sugar Lead Surge in Fair Trade Imports

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OAKLAND, CA — Imports of Fair Trade certified cocoa, citrus, sugar and honey soared in 2010, reports Fair Trade USA, which also found that adding the Fair Trade label to coffee boosts sales. While the amount of Fair Trade coffee and … Continue reading

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