Sweet Peaks custom cake maker rediscovers her passion and renewed success

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DRIGGS — In life, just as in baking, practice is often our best teacher.

“After my divorce, I moved to Teton Valley, and then my son was diagnosed with brain cancer. It totally changed my perspective on life. He was 12 when he was diagnosed, and the tumor almost took up the entire right side of his brain,” Callie Smith said. “It was serious.”

The Sweet Peaks owner is emotional recounting “living for two months” in a children’s hospital in Denver after her son Hayden’s diagnosis.

There simply is no secret ingredient for fighting cancer.

“He lost

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Food ingredients maker Tate & Lyle eyes business split in health push

The logo of Tate & Lyle compagny is seen on their European Innovation Centre in Villeneuve d’Ascq, France, September 26, 2018. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Tate & Lyle (TATE.L) confirmed on Sunday it was exploring the sale of a controlling stake in its commercial sweeteners unit and separate it from its food and beverage solutions business as the food ingredients maker focuses on healthy products.

“If a transaction of this nature was completed it would enable Tate & Lyle and the new business to focus their respective strategies and capital allocation priorities,” the British company said in a statement on its website.

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