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Sugar - Articles and news items

Nestlé research to make less sugar taste just as good

Industry news  •  2 December 2016  •  New Food

Using only natural ingredients, Nestlé researchers have found a way to structure sugar differently…

Indian researchers pioneer an alternate use for sugarcane waste

Industry news  •  25 November 2016  •  Elsevier

From Britain to Mexico, countries are considering sugar taxes to reduce consumption and curb the global obesity epidemic. Indian researchers might have found a use for sugarcane waste…

In defence of sweeteners: The answer to a global sugar-intake pandemic?

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  10 November 2016  •  Iqra Yasmin and Wahab Ali Khan, National Institute of Food Science & Technology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad

Low-calorie sweeteners have been in use for an extensive period of time, are considered safe and can be used in various different ways. We hear the thoughts of two researchers from the University of Agriculture Faisalabad…

Tesco to reduce sugar content of its own brand soft drinks

Industry news  •  7 November 2016  •  New Food

Tesco announces further reductions to sugar levels in its own brand soft drinks in a move that delights health campaigners…

PepsiCo talks sugar, sustainability and a responsible approach to development

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  1 November 2016  •  Roy Manuell

New Food speaks exclusively to PepsiCo on what it is doing to ensure the health and sustainability go hand in hand with its products…

Hard to beet: Tetra Pak talk us through the unstoppable 100% juice trend

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  25 October 2016  •  Roy Manuell

Exclusive with Tetra Pak about the latest juice trends, issues and how the industry might shift in light of the great sugar intake debate…

A closer look at… GBBO Week #8: Life on Marzipan

Blogs, Great British Bake Off, Z Homepage Promo  •  13 October 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

In the latest of our Great British Bake Off feature we talk you through the process of making marzipan…

WHO urges global action to curtail consumption and health impacts of sugary drinks

Featured news, Industry news  •  12 October 2016  •  New Food

Taxing sugary drinks can lower consumption and reduce obesity, type 2 diabetes and tooth decay, says a new World Health Organisation report…

A closer look at… GBBO Week #7: Stevia

Blogs, Great British Bake Off  •  10 October 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

In light of the recent polemic surrounding child obesity, New Food decided to explore a renowned alternative to sugar: the natural sweetener, stevia…

Capaste, an ambassador for Paraguay’s stevia industry joins International Stevia Council

Industry news  •  5 October 2016  •  New Food

The Paraguayan Stevia Chamber (Capaste) joins the International Stevia Council (ISC) as a member…

Fonterra moves to reduce sugar content in children’s yoghurt

Industry news  •  4 October 2016  •  New Food

Fonterra’s Anchor Uno now contains the lowest levels of sugar in any kids’ yoghurt in New Zealand, with 40% less sugar than the original Uno formulation…

A closer look at… GBBO Week #5: What thinking outside the box could do for food

Blogs, Great British Bake Off  •  22 September 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

In light of GBBO’s Candice’s innovative use of a pasta roller to make filo pastry, we decided to apply her thinking-outside-the-box attitude more generally to the industry…

Food Standards Scotland launches first healthy eating campaign

Industry news  •  5 September 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has launched a thought-provoking healthy eating campaign aimed at encouraging people in Scotland to reduce obesity and the number of unhealthy snacks we eat…

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…

Dairy UK statement on child obesity strategy

Industry news  •  19 August 2016  •  Dairy UK

The Chief Executive of Dairy UK, Dr Judith Bryans, has responded with disappointment at the UK government’s widely criticised new plans to tackle child obesity, voicing her belief in the unfair victimisation of dairy as a principal cause of child obesity…

 

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