Meat and dairy are regularly targeted for their environmental impact. In the UK, for example, the government’s Committee on Climate Change has recommended a 20% cut in meat and dairy by 2030, rising to 35% by 2050 for meat only. Sugar may be next, warns...
The Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) has launched a Sugar and Health campaign and corresponding website as it seeks to stop ‘blind attacks’ on the commodity and encourage localised research – sparking widespread public criticism.
Taste and nutrition company Kerry has completed a life cycle assessment comparing the environmental impact of its Tastesense Sweet ingredient against the footprint of sugar. The result? “Reducing the consumption of sugar has impressive health and environmental...
The pandemic has brought the topic of health to the fore of consumer minds, prompting many to make changes to help boost their overall wellbeing. Will Cowling, marketing manager of FMCG Gurus examines what steps they will take to avoid sugar in 2021.
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.
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.
Australia’s implementation of the revised Health Star Ratings (HSR) system is on track with a focus on sugar and sodium reduction via a new nutrient calculator, as well as plans for 70% of industry uptake, the Australian Department of Health has confirmed.