Oldways is the widely-respected non-profit "food issues think tank" credited with successfully translating the complex details of nutrition science into the familiar language of food. It is best known for developing consumer-friendly health-promotion tools, including the well-known Mediterranean Diet Pyramid. (http://www.oldwayspt.org/mission.html; accessed 08/06/08)
Sponsored a conference in Mexico City on “nutritional value of sugar” with Coca-Cola. Other sponsors of the October 2004 conference included Cargill, Celanese's Nutrinova, Tate & Lyle and Ajinomoto – all sugar and sweetener manufacturers. (Oldways Brought to you by Coco-Cola, Corporate Crime Reporter, 4/2/08) Apr. 2nd, 2008 Conference, held in Washington, DC, was titled: Managing Sweetness Making Sense of the Science: Sugars, Sugar Substitutes, Sweetness and Health.