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Whole grains and health: Where’s the evidence?

Dispatches from the Whole Grains on Every Plate conference

Whole grains and health: Where’s the evidence?

By Elaine Watson in San Antonio, Texas

Epidemiological studies reveal a clear association between increased wholegrain consumption and a reduced risk of colorectal cancer, cardiovascular disease, elevated blood pressure, type 2 diabetes and weight gain.

PepsiCo focused on premium and value snacks

PepsiCo maintains polarized snacks strategy

By Kacey Culliney

Pepsico will continue to drive penetration in premium and value snacks as the business arm stood stable amid a 5% overall profit slip for Q3, its CEO said.

Nestlé 9-month sales up 11%

Emerging markets continue to drive Nestlé sales

By Oliver Nieburg

Food and nutrition giant Nestlé has reported improved sales in its 9-month results driven by growth in emerging markets, but Q3 was a little slower than last year.