Ingredion explores how producers can deliver on taste, texture and nutrition while proactively providing front-of-pack labels like the EU’s Nutri-Score, and within parameters of the UK’s soon-to-be implemented HFSS (high in fat, sugar and salt) initiative.
Front-of-pack nutrition labelling schemes that use across-the-board algorithms – such as Nutri-Score – allow for ‘discrepancies’, whereby a dark green ‘A’ ranking does not necessarily mean a healthy choice, argues Voedingsjungle’s Manon van Eijsden.
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.
A fresh study has revealed that children in France are most exposed to advertising for products with a Nutri-Score ranking of D and E – meaning foods of lower nutritional quality. The findings, says Santé Publique France, support the need for food marketing...
The Netherlands has thrown its weight behind the Nutri-Score nutritional labelling system, suggesting that of the three schemes used in Europe – Keyhole, Traffic Lights and Nutri-Score – it is the ‘best’ at promoting healthy choices.