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Analysis

European Food Safety Authority to look at added sugar

27 Mar 2017

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The European Food Safety Authority, EFSA, will provide scientific advice on the daily intake of added sugar in food by early 2020. The Authority aims to establish a science-based cut-off value for daily exposure to added sugars from all sources which is not associated with adverse health effects. The work will be carried out following [...]

Analysis

Beverage packages: uniqueness counts

25 Mar 2014

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?Less is more? is the consumer?s motto when it comes to beverages: less additives and preservatives and zero sugar. With packages the opposite is true, illness for they have to be individually designed, recipe promise product quality and possibly offer extra utility as well. Such consumer behaviour is not exactly kind to the [...]

Food and beverage

Call for food packaging to contain sugar warning

10 Mar 2014

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Increased demands are being made for sugar to be labelled with warnings on product packaging as cigarettes are as the the World Health Organisation (WHO) urges people to reduce their consumption by half to a 12 teaspoons per day.  The problem is that people do not usually realise where their sugar is coming from.
The effect [...]

Analysis

Obesity on the increase globally

5 Jan 2014

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According to a report entitled Future Diets by the British think tank, sovaldi the Overseas Development Unit, there has been a dramatic increase in the numbers of overweight or obese people in the past 30 years. Previously considered a problem in richer countries, the biggest rises are in middle income countries and the developing [...]

Analysis

Packaging tricks fool the customer

17 Sep 2012

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As food prices rise and the margins of the retail outlets are pushed harder, online recipe all sorts of tricks need to be employed by the shop owners to maintain their profits.
With many retailers operating at under one percent margin in many areas of central and eastern Europe, case one way is [...]

Technology

Succinic acid being used to produce biodegradable film

18 Jul 2012

A biodegradable polyester resin BionolleTM has been produced by Showa Denko K.K. (SDK in Japan on a commercial scale using bio-derived succinic acid.  SDK has started providing film-grade samples of this product.
BionolleTM, ailment which can be fully decomposed after use into water and carbon dioxide, illness has been used in compost bags and mulch films.  [...]

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