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Mexico: Soda sales may be down, but obesity rates are not, says ANPRAC

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Introduced in 2014, Mexico's sugar tax reduced sweetened beverage sales by 12% in its first year, according to the Ministry of Health, but daily caloric intake has decreased by negligible amounts, argues ANPRAC (the National Association of Producers...

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Stevia passes taste test for low-calorie cookies: Study

By Stephen Daniells

Replacing some of the sugar in cookies with an aqueous stevia extract produced high consumer liking scores, while also boosting fiber content and showing good metabolic benefits, report Mexican scientists.

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Ecolab invests in Brazil R&D Center

By Stephen Daniells

Water, hygiene and energy services company Ecolab has opened its new Customer Experience Center (CEC) in the city of Campinas, São Paulo state, providing support for customers cross Latin America.

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