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February 23, 2024
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Sugar: FG reads riot act to BUA, Dangote, Flour Mills over import abuse

Sugar: FG reads riot act to BUA, Dangote, Flour Mills over import abuse

After importing 13.6million tonnes of raw sugar under the failed Backward Intergration Programme, the Federal Government has said that it will no longer be business as usual for BUA, Flour Mills and Dangote Sugar as…

Study: Excess sugar intake increases dementia risk

Study: Excess sugar intake increases dementia risk

Several studies have shown that the high consumption of food and drinks with added sugars is associated with an increased risk of developing dementia, the general term for loss of memory, language, problem-solving and other…

FG’s backward integration suffers as N581.5bn raw sugar is imported

FG’s backward integration suffers as N581.5bn raw sugar is imported

Major sugar producers in the country have slowed down the Federal Government’s Backward Integration Project, thereby leading to massive importation of raw sugar into the country. Findings revealed that the development could affect the country’s…

Excessive sugar may raise aggressive behaviour risk

Excessive sugar may raise aggressive behaviour risk

Researchers in the United States (U.S.) have found that excessive sugar intake may increase the risk of aggressive behaviour, including conditions such as bipolar disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). These are the results…