All news articles for August 2013

The researchers conclude that salt intake is regulated by the brain within a narrow range

Study: Normal salt intake does not vary with food supply

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Industry efforts to reduce the amount of salt in foods are unlikely to work to reduce salt consumption to levels backed by public health advocates, according to new research that suggests salt intake is regulated by the body’s needs rather than by the...

Many dinner-skippers say they snack late at night instead of eating a main evening meal

More time-pressed Brits are skipping dinner

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Nearly a quarter of British adults skip dinner at least once a week, with many saying that they lack the time to prepare a meal, according to a new report from Canadean Custom Solutions.

Burton’s Biscuits on sale for $543m

Burton’s Biscuits on sale for $543m

The UK second largest biscuit company Burton’s Biscuits has been put up for sale by its private equity owners and could command a £350m ($543m) price tag.

Arla delivered capacity cost savings of £57M on an annual basis

Arla profits boom as mergers bear fruit

By Rod Addy

Dairy giant Arla has doubled profits for the first half of its financial year, amid news the two mergers it undertook in 2012 were paying off.

Is the UK Greek yogurt market open to Greek exploitation?

EDITOR'S OPINION: DEAR DAIRY....

Has the UK Greek yogurt identity crisis left the market open to exploitation?

By Mark ASTLEY

The UK Greek yogurt market is suffering from somewhat of an identity crisis, with near-identical products marketed under different names. Some would say the High Court ruling that caused the situation has created clarity, others claim it has left the...

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