Sugar confectionery: all sweetness and light?
One could be forgiven for thinking it's all sweetness and light in the UK sugar confectionery market. British consumers are spurring a considerable growth in sales and displaying an increasing appetite for the goodies on offer. But where do the major players go from here? Some are persuading adults that sweeties can be fun for grown-ups too, while others are tapping the potential of functional foods, as Clare Harman discovers.
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