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Airbus’s Pléiades Neo satellites will allow Nestlé to provide transparency in their reforestation efforts. Source: Nestlé

Satellites to drive transparency for Nestlé reforestation

By Augustus Bambridge-Sutton

Nestlé will use Airbus’s Pléiades Neo satellites in an effort to ensure transparency in its reforestation efforts. The satellites will provide high-resolution images in order to help Nestlé demonstrate that the trees it plants are thriving. This is a...

Naturally occurring sugars and 'free' sugars have a profoundly different effect on health. Source: Julia_Sudnitskaya/Getty Images

The difference between natural and ‘free’ sugars

By Augustus Bambridge-Sutton

We all know that eating fruit is better for us than eating doughnuts. One is essential to keep us healthy, the other, perhaps, nearly essential to avoid. However, both doughnuts and most fruits are high in sugar, an ingredient widely considered to lead...

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10 days to go! Stage set for the Positive Nutrition Summit 2023

By Flora Southey

In ten days’ time, we’ll be gathering in central London for this year’s Positive Nutrition Summit: Healthy Innovation for the Mass Market. As we prepare to throw the spotlight on innovative approaches to healthier food and drink, here is a recap of our...

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Erythritol and health risk: how much weight is behind the claims?

By Oliver Morrison

Erythritol remains an important tool in long-term weight gain and disease risk, according to the international association representing the low- and reduced-calorie food and beverage industry, after research showed that the popular artificial sweetener...

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The secret to making healthier chocolate: Lubrication

By Oliver Morrison

UK scientists have uncovered what makes chocolate so popular: lubrication and fat release are key. This understanding, they say, can unlock opportunities to develop a new, healthier, generation of chocolate.

Reewild's app enables detailed analysis of the carbon consumption in the supply chain. Image source: Reewild

Sustainability experts call for one unified eco-label in UK

By Oliver Morrison

Carbon tracking experts are urging the UK government and industry to work together to introduce one unified front-of-pack labelling system displaying the carbon footprint of a food and beverage product to consumers.

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