Healthier products are not just about the low fat alternatives. Even if there are some gulps at the cost of reducing saturated fat across mainstream ranges, it is worthwhile when consumers cannot taste any difference, say manufacturers.
Fats play such an important functional role in foods that it is difficult to simply remove or replace them. But by understanding the specific functional roles of fats in a product, it may be possible to tailor solutions that match full fat products, say...
The NutraSweet Company's sales of high intensity sweetener neotame grew by 20 per cent between 2009 and 2010 – and the same percentage is expected this year as sugar prices are expected to keep rising due to short supplies.
Deep pan, stuffed crust or frozen supermarket pizzas – particularly budget options – may be a healthier alternative to thin-based or fresh varieties for health-conscious consumers, according to consumer watchdog Which?
The firm behind a new breed of microscopic salt crystals that is helping manufacturers slash sodium and retain their clean-labels has branched out into the retail market with the development of a consumer product called Solti.