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Salt - Articles and news items

Salt reduction trend drives company to invest US$1m

Industry news  •  5 December 2016  •  New Food

Salt of the Earth Ltd. expands production of its all-natural “Mediterranean Umami” clean-label sodium-reduction ingredient…

Brexit permits new dissuasive sugar and salt packaging labelling

Industry news  •  19 August 2016  •  Roy Manuell

Britain’s exit from the European Union has allowed for a new way to dissuade the public from purchasing products with excessive levels of sugar and salt…

Could seaweed potentially replace salt?

Industry news  •  6 July 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Researchers conclude that brown algae could be used as a salt substitute and help to reduce the salt content of industrially processed foods…

Lycored to showcase natural ingredient solutions at IFT Expo 2016

Industry news  •  6 July 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Lycored is to showcase how food manufacturers can use ‘real food’ ingredients to reduce salt in products by more than 60% without comprising on quality…

Nonessential, energy-dense food consumption declines after Mexico’s tax

Industry news  •  5 July 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Purchases of taxed foods declined beyond pre-tax trends following Mexico’s 2014 tax on nonessential, energy-dense foods, according to a survey-based study…

Nestlé and Chromocell extend effort to reduce salt in foods

Industry news  •  30 June 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

The extension of this collaboration with Chromocell falls in line with Nestlé’s commitment to develop nutritious foods with less salt…

Product Review: Simple and direct sodium determination

Issue 3 2016, Whitepapers, Z Homepage Promo  •  30 June 2016  •  METTLER TOLEDO

Sodium determination is becoming ever more important for the food industry. Conventional sodium testing methods demand complicated sample preparation, complex instrumental setup, as well as knowledge and experience in analytical techniques. METTLER TOLEDO presents a new analytical method dedicated to the simplified, yet highly accurate determination of sodium…

FDA issues draft voluntary guidance for sodium for the food industry

Industry news  •  1 June 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

The US FDA has issued draft guidance for public comment that provides practical, voluntary sodium reduction targets for the food industry…

Mars to label some products ‘occasional’ in health initiative

Industry news  •  15 April 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

As part of Mars’ Health and Wellbeing Ambition, the company will add nutritional adding guidance on products that should only be consumed once per week…

PHE survey finds adult salt consumption is decreasing

Industry news  •  6 April 2016  •  Victoria White

PHE’s National Diet and Nutrition Survey shows that adults have cut their average salt consumption by 0.9 grams per day in the decade from 2005 to 2014…

Is the ‘Electrical Flavouring Fork’ the future salt alternative?

Industry news  •  29 March 2016  •  Victoria White

Researchers have created an innovative ‘electrical flavouring fork’ that generates a salty taste without the addition of salt to food…

FSS survey finds salt intakes reducing in Scotland

Industry news  •  23 March 2016  •  Victoria White

However, FSS says that intakes are still 30% higher than the recommended 6g per day, with two-thirds of adults in Scotland still eating too much salt…

CASH research reveals increased salt content in shopping basket essentials

Industry news  •  3 March 2016  •  Victoria White

New research from the Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH) states that a number of shopping basket ‘essentials’ now contain more salt than before…

National Salt Awareness Week 2016

Industry news  •  29 February 2016  •  Victoria White

Monday 29th February to Sunday 6th March is Consensus Action on Salt and Health’s (CASH) 17th National Salt Awareness Week…

Heart Research UK advises consumers to look out for hidden salt

Industry news  •  25 February 2016  •  Victoria White

With 75% of the salt we eat already hidden in the foods we buy, Heart Research UK says it is easy to find yourself eating a high salt diet without realising it…

 

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