Life is sweet for Edinburgh sugar-substitute investor
A former senior director of the old Scottish & Newcastle Breweries business has invested “a six-figure sum” in setting up a “natural” sugar substitute venture in Edinburgh.
John Botia, founder of Calo International, has launched Calo sugar granules and Calo sugar replacement drops, derived wholly from sugar cane extract.
Botia joined Scottish & Newcastle in 1994 and was human resources director of the drinks giant when it was taken over by Heineken and Carlsberg in 2008, subsequently holding senior posts with both the Dutch and Danish brewers.
He said: “These exciting new products... read more
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