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VAT lot of good

According to new research, VAT rulings on food items have left Brits confused as to what foods are deemed ‘healthy’ and ‘unhealthy’ by the UK government.

Biscuit wrap line

A feeding and wrapping line, capable of presenting stacked biscuits in variety of different formats, has been built for a European bakery by SPS Italiana Pack Systems, part of the PFM Group.

ROUND UP: Shelf Life

Here is your weekly round-up of Shelf Life news. If you have a news item you would like to submit for next week’s round-up, please contact Carly Wood at mailto:carly@bellpublishing.com. Kopparberg has turned its attention to the rising trend for frozen beverages with the launch of the world’s first frozen cider – Kopparberg Frozen Fruit […]

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Healthy snacking

Natural Balance Foods is expanding its Nākd brand into new snacking occasions with the launch of Nākd Nibbles – a healthy snack that’s perfect for on the go, as a topping or for sharing with friends. A blend of pure fruit and nuts and, like the rest of the products in the Nākd portfolio, gluten-, […]

Study reveals benefits of almond snacking

A new study has revealed that a daily snack of 42g of almonds instead of a high carbohydrate muffin with equivalent calories improved a number of heart disease risk factors in study participants. In addition to significantly improving LDL and total cholesterol, snacking on almonds instead of muffins also reduced central adiposity (belly fat); all […]

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Snack attack

Last week I attended Health Ingredients Europe in Amsterdam along with around 8,000 others from the health and natural ingredients industries. We were there to see what solutions the 500 or so health and wellness suppliers had to offer food and beverage applications, and to ‘trend spot’ for 2015. With the subject of last week’s […]

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Arla predicts healthy snacking revolution

Snacks that are healthy, tasty and easy to consume are set to shape the future of how people eat and drink, according to Arla Foods Ingredients. Research shows that as many as 90% of adults snack daily, with the average person consuming 2.2 snacks a day. Pleasure and convenience are the key drivers to purchase […]

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SHELF LIFE: Weekly round-up

Here is your weekly round-up of Shelf Life news. If you have a news item you would like to submit for next week’s round-up, please contact Carly Wood at carly@bellpublishing.com. Produced by Smithfield Foods, French’s Hot Dogs are the latest addition to the brand’s range of mustard, relishes, sauces, and salad dressings on offer in […]

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