Lyle's Golden Syrup moves from the can to the Web

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Lyle's Golden Syrup has sponsored a new website for kids which combines the hugely popular Lyle's Junior Cooks' Club, fronted by TV chef Gary Rhodes, with exciting educational resources for Key Stage 2 (7-11) pupils and their teachers.

Split into two distinct areas, www.cookwithlyle.co.uk is both a cookery website for kids to use at home and an educational resource with interactive games that have been designed by experts to inspire interest and enthusiasm in kids. The site contains over 50 free and ready to use activities for Literacy, Numeracy and ICT (Information Communications Technology), all based on food and recipes and fully referenced to Curriculum 2000 and the National Strategies for Literacy and Numeracy. Additionally, new materials will be added each term to create a growing archive of free material.

Gary Rhodes, father of two, is passionate about the new website, particularly the online version of the cooks' club. "Our Lyle's Junior Cooks' Club is only a year old and already has nearly 12,000 members. With cooking no longer a compulsory part of the National Curriculum at primary school level, many children could miss out completely on learning to cook. We want to ensure that this doesn't happen," says Gary.

"Our Lyle's Junior Cooks' Club is free to join and a great way to get children interested and involved in cooking. Members receive a newsletter every term and are encouraged to send in their own recipe ideas. Now we've taken the Club on-line and so that kids have access to recipes and cooking advice any time they need it. We know that kids love using the internet, and now they'll be able to use our site for cooking, education and fun."

The site is also perfect for parents who want to help their children with schoolwork at home, because kids can access and practice activities they have been learning during their ICT sessions at school.

Win equipment for your school The new site also features a national competition inviting schools to design an innovative menu for a three course meal and win thousands of pounds of computer equipment for their schools.

Open to primary schools nationwide, the competition is free to enter and encourages pupils to learn about nutrition and carefully balanced diets and will be judged by a prestigious panel - including Gary Rhodes.

www.cookwithlyle.co.uk is part of Tate & Lyle's on-going commitment to education. Tate & Lyle has a long history of supporting education-focused activities local to its business operations around the world and aims to make a significant contribution to raising academic achievement levels as well as enhancing the employability skills of young people.

About Tate & Lyle: 
Tate & Lyle is a global provider of solutions and ingredients for food, beverage and industrial markets.

Tate & Lyle operates through two global divisions, Food & Beverage Solutions and Primary Products, supported by the Innovation and Commercial Development and Global Operations teams. Food & Beverage Solutions is focused on growth by building leading positions globally in the categories of beverages, dairy, and soups, sauces and dressings. Primary Products is focused on delivering steady earnings and generating cash.

Food & Beverage Solutions consists of: Texturants, including speciality starches; Sweeteners, including low- and no-calorie sweeteners; and a Health and Wellness portfolio comprising mainly speciality fibres; and Stabilisers and Functional Systems, which are bespoke ingredient blends that ensure foods retain their structure.

Primary Products consists of high-volume sweeteners, industrial starches and fermentation products (primarily acidulants).  It also sells co-products from the corn milling process as animal nutrition.

Tate & Lyle is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol TATE.L. American Depositary Receipts trade under TATYY. In the year to 31 March 2020, Tate & Lyle sales totalled £2.9 billion. For more information, please visit http://www.tateandlyle.com or follow Tate & Lyle on Twitter or Linkedin.