Australian researchers have identified bread, cheese and processed meat products as key dietary contributors of salt requiring sodium reformulation in a new study, urging the government to widen its focus on reformulating these foods to achieve positive...
Obesity Action Scotland (OAS) has called for a ban on the ‘incessant’ marketing of snacks high in fat, sugar or salt (HFSS) like cakes, biscuits, confectionery and savoury snacks as lockdown has sent the nation’s weight gain soaring.
Salt of the Earth says its Mediterranean Umami can help manufacturers improve the nutrient profiling calculation of their savoury snacks. Nutri-Score has been adopted by numerous European countries and companies like Nestlé and Danone.
There have been “significant reductions” in salt intake among the Irish population thanks to voluntary industry efforts, says the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) - but intake is still more than double the recommended levels for men.
Bakers seeking to meet sodium reduction targets can take hope in new research conducted at Oregon State University that shows that consumers are willing to accept lower-salt breads and, if the reductions are small enough, may not even notice.
There is a raft of options now available to food manufacturers looking to reduce salt - but how about mushrooms? Frozen mushroom giant Scelta Mushrooms has two ingredients for salt replacement, including one for (non-mushroom-flavoured) bread.