All news articles for October 2020

An advertising ban on HFSS foods could result in a £3bn loss for the food industry. Pics: GettyImages/Eskemar/Suradech 14/happy_lark

£500m at risk if promotion ban on HFSS bakery and snacks goes ahead

By Gill Hyslop

The predictive analytics provider told BakeryandSnacks the UK savoury snacks industry stands to lose £381.1m, while the bakery sector is at risk of losing £143.4m should the government’s injunction on advertising products labelled as high in fat, sugar...

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The Gut Stuff launch snack bars to spread fibre knowledge

By Nikki Hancocks

The founders of a gut health education startup have taken their quest to improve consumer knowledge one step further with the launch of their own fibre-full snack bars.

Fox's Biscuit acqusition slides Ferrero into second spot on the global sweet biscuit market. Pic: GettyImages/martinrlee

2 Sisters slides Fox’s to Ferrero

By Gill Hyslop

UK-based 2 Sisters Food Group (2SFG) has agreed to a partial sale of Fox’s Biscuits to Ferrero in a deal valued at £246m.

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Sugar reduction scheme a ‘Soviet-style diktat’

By Oliver Morrison

Critics have rounded on the UK government’s voluntary sugar reduction plan -- which calls for a 20% cut from the food industry in key products by the end of this year -- after a report revealed it is heading for failure.

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