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United Caps has updated several of its standard beverage closures to reach more markets, the company said.

United Caps sees high demand in sports closures market

By Mary Ellen Shoup

United Caps plans to launch a new version of its ProSpring closure for sports drinks in early 2018 to enter new markets such as Germany following the success the cap had in the UK and other parts of Europe, the company said. 


Hong Kong resists sugar tax calls

By RJ Whitehead

Hong Kong authorities favour adopting health awareness schemes over introducing a tax on sugar to limit consumption.

MEP sounds isoglucose health warning as EU quotas end

MEP sounds isoglucose health warning as EU quotas end

By Niamh Michail

At the end of the month, the EU sugar regime will end, liberalising the market after nearly 50 years of production quotas. But one MEP is questioning whether the Commission has considered the impact on Europeans’ health as manufacturers switch to isoglucose.

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