The average 10-year-old has consumed as much sugar in their lifetime as the recommended limit for an 18-year-old, according to Public Health England (PHE).
According to figures from Public Health England (PHE), children in England have consumed more than a year’s worth of sugar in less than six months.
Public Health England (PHE) has published the first assessment of progress on the government’s sugar reduction programme, measuring how far the food industry has gone towards reducing the sugar children consume through every day foods.
Following the implementation of the Sugar Tax this month, natural flavour creator Omega Ingredients is celebrating a successful year for its 100% natural sugar alternative, ΩMegaSweet and launching its next generation formulation, ΩMegaSweet Extra.
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has launched two new reports highlighting the challenge for people in Scotland to have a healthier diet and reduce their risk of diet related diseases.
Healthy baked goods brand Modern Baker has received a £763,000 grant from Innovate UK to lead a two-year research and development project into improving the nutritional quality of bread.
Children should be limited to eating just two snacks of no more than 100 calories a day to cut their sugar intake, a UK health body has warned.
There are few who would dispute that good looking products sell better than those that have lesser visual appeal. This is certainly true in the food sector, which is why a relatively modest investment in food depositors and dispensing systems can pay big dividends. Steve Benton explains
EHL Ingredients predicts that vegan and gluten-free food ingredients are set to dominate menus and supermarket shelves in 2018 as consumers diversify their eating habits to suit modern lifestyles, diets and fitness, and healthy eating trends.