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Ethical concerns’ over varying salt levels in global brands

New research shows that people in some countries are being fed over twice as much salt in popular global brands as their counterparts elsewhere in the world. World Action on Salt and Health (WASH) has surveyed over 260 food products available around the world from food manufacturers such as KFC, McDonalds, Kellogg’s, Nestle, Burger King […]

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Prebiotic fibres ‘can suppress hunger hormones’

Daily consumption of prebiotic oligofructose may lead to weight loss by suppressing levels of hormones linked to hunger, according to a new study from Canada. Overweight and obese adults receiving supplements of prebiotic oligofructose lost an average of one kilogram over 12 weeks, compared to a general increase in weight in the placebo group of […]

Tate & Lyle buys Hahn

Tate & Lyle, the global renewable ingredients company has acquired an 80% holding in German specialty food ingredients group G. C. Hahn & Co for £79 million (£116 million). Hahn is privately owned and was founded in 1848. Its headquarters and primary operations are located in Lübeck, Germany. It also has production operations in the […]

Nestle puts on weight with Jenny Craig

Nestle SA has agreed with a private equity group including ACI Capital and MidOcean Partners, the acquisition of Jenny Craig, a weight management company offering branded nutritional products and services in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The company achieved sales in excess of US$ 400 million during the past year with double-digit organic […]

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