News & Media
The Power of Cocoa Polyphenols Against Neurodegenerative Diseases - Apr 15,2013
A new study has shed light on neuroprotective effects of cocoa polyphenols, which may have important implications for prevention of cognitive impairment in elderly and in neurodegenerative diseases in counteracting disease`s progression.
EU sugar quotas should go by 2017, says Council of the EU - Mar 21,2013
The Council of the European Union last night issued a mandate to scrap EU sugar quotas by 2017 and a final decision is now set for June.
EU sugar quotas extended to 2020 - Mar 13,2013
EU sugar quotas will remain in place in Europe until 2020 after a vote on Common Agricultural Policy reforms (CAP) in European Parliament today.
EU Parliament’s Vote to Extend Sugar Quotas Sends ‘Wrong Signal’ - Mar 13,2013
A vote by the European Parliament to extend sugar quotas that limit production until 2020 sends the “wrong signal,” according to the Committee of European Sugar Users.
EU sugar quota plan would force consumers to pay more for longer - Feb 25,2013
Reuters article relating an interview from Muriel Korter, secretary general of CIUS about the negative economic impact of the current sugar regime on SMEs.
Le sucre fait fondre les marges des industriels - Jan 18,2013
The decrease of sugar on world markets doesn't benefit French industrial users of sugar. This means they have to absorb commodities high prices instead of investing.
(Press article in French only)
Research highlight 6 foods and ingredients that boost memory - Jan 17,2013
A recent research has shown that blueberries, salmon, green tea, walnuts, chocolate and leafy vegetables have properties which can help boosting memory.
Mondelēz International debuts “Cocoa Life” - Dec 20,2012
Mondelēz International today unveiled “Cocoa Life” – the company’s largest, most comprehensive cocoa sustainability effort to date.
EU sugar users ask EP AGRI members to support a fair, balanced and sustainable supply chain for sugar - Sept 14,2012
CIUS welcomes the high interest from MEPs in the sugar market reform and the debate planed in the European Parliament on 17 September 2012.
EU sugar users challenge Dantin draft report - June 18,2012
CIUS believes that Dantin draft report would take the EU sugar value chain in the wrong direction and does not build on the opportunity of the 2006 sugar market reform. This is clearly not acceptable to CIUS (EU sugar users).