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From stevia-sweetened gummy bears to porous chocolate, how candy companies are responding to the war on sugar

The movement to kick sugar out of diets has been steadily growing since 2014 when the World Health Organization recommended limiting sugar intake to 10 per cent of an adult’s daily calories, and just 5 per cent to yield “additional benefits.” A growing body of scientific studies have linked sugar to diabetes, liver disease, obesity… Read More »

Pepsi, Coke said to become a secret force behind ballot initiatives that push back on sugar taxes

To bottle up the movement to tax sugary drinks, major beverage companies like Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are spending millions of dollars on commercials that push people to vote to prohibit local governments from slapping levies on certain foods and drinks, The New York Times reported on Saturday.