Despite industry efforts to reformulate energy drinks, the levels of sugar and caffeine per serving exceed a child’s maximum daily recommendation for sugar intake, according to findings by Action on Sugar.
Israel-based Salt of the Earth expanding distribution of its Mediterranean Umami flavouring, a product that the company says can help companies in their reformulation efforts by “heightening” taste perceptions of salt – and possibly even sugar.
Soft drinks company Britvic says the introduction of sugar taxes in the UK and Ireland will bring ‘a high level of uncertainty’, but believes it is well prepared thanks to innovations in low and no calorie beverages.
Sugar industry body CEDUS Le Sucre has attacked what it described as “unacceptable” and “damaging” moves from the French government to “scapegoat” the sugar industry as legislators put in place moves to amend the country’s sugar tax.
The mechanism of action that show cancer cells’ use of sugars to ‘awaken’ cancer cells and promote aggressive cancer growth provides further insights into creating tailor-made diets for cancer patients.
A levy on sugar-sweetened drinks in Jamie’s Italian restaurants in the UK is likely to have contributed to a ‘significant decline in SSB sales’, according to a study published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health.