Most children are notoriously picky eaters and most don’t get enough dietary fibre, making it an official a nutrient of concern. But there is an answer. A newly published research paper reveals that high amylose wheat (HAW) flour offers a silver lining...
Unilever has said it will stop advertising its brands to children under the age of 16. But, in a digital advertising space that experts liken to the ‘Wild West’, can the company deliver? And will the move place its brands at a competitive disadvantage?
Tel Aviv-based B.T. Sweet, Ltd. has developed a game-changing plant-based sweetening platform, which enables producers to slash the sugar content from breakfast cereals, confectionery and treats like hazelnut and chocolate spread.
A leading French paediatrician has hit out at what he describes as a growing problem: nutritional deficiencies in vegan children. What are the risks associated with following a vegan diet in childhood and how can they be mitigated?
One year on from the launch of its ‘Nestlé for Healthier Kids’ initiative, the food giant continues to expand its portfolio with focus on personalised nutrition for specific geographies, according to Nestlé's Henri-Pierre Lenoble.
Over half of food websites contain advertising specifically targeted to minors, a study has found, as health experts repeat calls for a ban on marketing practices that target children, both online and on television.
Children from different cultures prefer different levels of fat and sweetness in foods and drinks, suggests new research that calls into question the idea that all children are predisposed to fatty and sugary tastes.
A new study on children’s willingness to eat fruit indicates that they are prepared to eat twice as much when it is visually appearing, findings that could help inform food producers’ strategies as well as parents’.
The nation's major food and beverage companies yesterday pledged to
focus their advertising to children under 12 on better-for-you
products, or to refrain from advertising to that age group
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is considering a
rulemaking that would place limits on the types of advertisements
seen by children if the industry does not adequately respond with
voluntary measures to growing concerns...
Russia's consumer rights authority has released details of new
legislation designed to regulate the market for foods targeted
specifically at children in response to claims by manufacturers
that the lack of government rules was...
Legislation governing the production and marketing of products
aimed specifically at Russian children needs to be completely
overhauled or the nation could face serious health problems in the
future, suggests new research, Angela...
Confirmation that food marketers will continue to roll out food
products targeted at children is evident in a new study that
reports British kids aged between 7 to 14 years old receive a
massive £1.5 billion in pocket money and financial...
Kids are being packed off to school with lunchboxes full of salty,
sugary and fatty foods - exactly the wrong kind of diet for primary
school children, according to a recent survey from the UK Food
Standards Agency. But striking the...