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Europain 2018 is being reinvented to answer the demand of today's selective yet demanding consumer. Pic: ©GettyImages/RossHelen

New direction for Europain to capitalize on fast-changing sector

By Gill Hyslop

Marie-Odile Fondeur, MD of Europain Paris told BakeryandSnacks the organizers have reinvented the February 2018 edition of the global Europain, World Bakery, Pastry, Ice Cream, Chocolate and Confectionery Trade Show to keep up with the ever-evolving market.

The Portuguese government is proposing a new salt tax next year, on top of its sugar and alcohol taxes. Pic: ©GettyImages/SeanPavonePhoto

Portugal plans tax attack on salty snacks in 2018

By Gill Hyslop

Portugal’s State Budget proposal for 2018 proposes a new tax on foods that have a high salt content – including potato chips, cereals and crackers – in an effort to curb the nation’s unhealthy consumption patterns.