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SETTLEMENT REACHED ON SWEETENERS

A billion dollar battle over sweeteners came to a close on Friday as big sugar companies and corn refiners, including Archer Daniels Midland Co., said they had settled a long-running litigation over advertisements about high-fructose corn syrup. Contents of the settlement are confidential, the companies said.  Leading sugar refiners, including Domino Sugar-owner ASR Group, in… read more

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CANDY PRICES

Candy prices are expected to jump 4.2% compared with October 2014, the biggest increase in four years, says Chris Christopher, director of global consumer economics at IHS Global Insight. The culprit: rising prices for global raw sugar.

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NO DIFFERENCE

So you might think that #honey is better for you. But a USDA study published this month compared the health effects of honey, cane sugar and high fructose corn syrup and found no significant differences. The researchers found that the three sweeteners basically have the same impacts on people.

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