The nationwide strategy, which aims to reduce sugar, fats, and salt content in finished food products to promote healthy eating and reduce obesity levels, has received criticism for its voluntary approach.
Manufacturers and retailers have achieved “a mixed picture” on UK salt reduction targets, according to a government report, although there has been clear progress in cutting salt since targets were first set in 2006.
General Mills is bringing its healthy snack brand Lärabar to the UK; French firm Nature & Cie creates a gluten-free brand just for kids and German confectioner Viba expands its popping nougat. Here are some product launches that caught our eye this...
'Date paste, sugar beet juice... Using pseudonyms for sugar is not acceptable,' says complainant
The Dutch Advertising Authority has told seven manufacturers and retailers, including Kellogg, Albert Heijn and Hipp, to remove ‘no added sugar’ claims from products that are sweetened with date paste, apple juice concentrate and sugar beet syrup.
Clean eating and health and wellness are having a “profound impact” on the UK’s eating and drinking habits, according to new research, but consumers still want to indulge. What does this mean for food brands and retailers?