60 Second News – 4 February 2022

Posted: 4 February 2022 | | No comments yet

The New Food editorial team give you your rapid food and beverage update in just 60 seconds.

After months of uncertainty the UK Government came to an agreement with a major Co2-producing company this week. This means that Co2 supplies, that are used for various things including keeping food fresh, will no longer be under threat.

In other news, new research by Tate & Lyle suggests that adding fibre to everyday food items can reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes. The manufacturer claims that UK adults consume just 19g of fibre per day on average, significantly under the recommended amount of 30g. They also added that low fibre intake is associated with higher levels of certain types of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes, so more fibre can benefit health greatly.

And finally, in the UK, the war between Cuthbert and Colin is over. Aldi and Marks and Spencer settled their case this week after M&S lodged a copyright claim against Aldi last year over the caterpillar cake. The two supermarket giants have come to an agreement, and Aldi’s Cuthbert the caterpillar cake will be back on shelves later this year.

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