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UK Government is missing important opportunities to tackle childhood obesity

Industry news  •  27 March 2017  •  New Food

The Government needs to take more robust action to tackle the impact of deep discounting and price promotions on the sales of unhealthy food and drink, says the Health Committee in its follow up report into childhood obesity.

EFSA to give advice on the intake of sugar added to food

Industry news  •  24 March 2017  •  New Food

EFSA will provide scientific advice on the daily intake of added sugar in food by early 2020.

Hollywood’s answer to the sugar reduction conundrum facing confectionery

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  15 March 2017  •  Roy Manuell | Digital Editor

Disney’s new children’s 100% fruit confectionery range is a model for how to successfully reduce sugar while maintaining a quality of taste to keep kids coming back…

New 3D sweetener to reduce sugar in your coffee

Industry news  •  23 January 2017  •  New Food

Lampados International Ltd. will launch Liteez, a next-gen sweetener, at the ISM show in Cologne later this month…

New Food presents… the ‘The 10 Top Trends of 2017’

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  4 January 2017  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Editor

How will the food and beverage industry shift in 2017? How will 2016, a year of surprises change consumer behaviour? How will retailers react? Read New Food’s predictions here…

The top 10 things 2016 taught us

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  15 December 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Editor

We’ve identified the top 10 things that the last twelve months taught us. Here are our highlights (or lowlights dependent on your viewpoint) from 2016…

UK bans junk food ads aimed at children from the Internet

Industry news  •  8 December 2016  •  New Food

Junk food adverts that are targeted at children are to be prohibited on the internet, in print and at the cinema following a consultation…

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…

 

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