How did so much sugar end up in our food?

Just how did so much sugar end up in our food? A growing collection of documentaries depict the epidemic of obesity and chronic disease as a result of our food choices. For example, there is Supersize Me; Super Juice Me; The Men Who Made Us Fat; Food Matters; and most recently That Sugar Film. Some of these are criticised due …

Sugars and natural sweeteners – beyond the marketing hype

Sugar in its many forms is now widely considered to be detrimental to health, especially in the quantities in which it is being consumed today. Researching sugars, however, is a minefield. Information can be confusing, conflicting and often inaccurate. There are all sorts of claims being made about good and bad sugars and customers’ increasing awareness has led to a flood …