Waitrose lowers sugar across many family favourite desserts

Waitrose lowers sugar across many family favourite desserts

Waitrose has significantly lowered sugar levels in many of its family favourite desserts as part of the supermarket’s ongoing sugar reformulation programme. Fifteen own-label mid-tier chilled desserts have seen average sugar content lowered by 14 per cent – an equivalent of more than 38 tonnes or 9.6 million teaspoons of sugar per year. Traditional family […]

Foods 2.0 launches Healthier Sugar with Soluble fiber

Foods 2.0 launches Healthier Sugar with Soluble fiber

In a bid to contribute towards Hawaii’s goal of preventing obesity and diabetes from spreading further, Foods 2.0 is starting sales of their product, Sugar 2.0 across the Aloha State via the Times Supermarkets and its subsidiaries totaling 24 stores. Though Hawaii is known as the healthiest of the 50 U.S. states, the native population […]

Tesco to reduce sugar content in private label soft drinks

Tesco to reduce sugar content in private label soft drinks

UK’s largest supermarket chain Tesco has announced that it would reduce sugar, fat and salt content in its private label brands as a part of Tesco’s ongoing commitment to provide its customers with healthier choices. The grocer would reportedly cut sugar levels by great extend in own brand soft drinks including Tesco Cola. Health advocates […]

World Food Prices were slightly up in September, Says FAO

World Food Prices were slightly up in September, Says FAO

  The food price index of Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) found prices had elevated by 10% year after year and 2.9% on August alone. Anyhow, the outlook for the global food market was considered “stable” and it stressed prices to be “relatively low”. The September increase was because of sugar–added an FAO senior economist […]

A cup of starbuck’s coffee contain 25 teaspoons of sugar

A cup of starbuck’s coffee contain 25 teaspoons of sugar

Hot beverages sold in British cafés can contain up to 25 teaspoons of sugar, equivalent to three cans of Coca Cola or seven chocolate biscuits. Action for Sugar, which surveyed the UK’s high street coffee houses, found that 98 percent of hot flavored beverages on sale would get a warning sticker for over the top […]

Children’s drink contains more sugar than Cola, report reveals

Children’s drink contains more sugar than Cola, report reveals

Sugar content in some drinks for children has more sugar than cola. This alarming report was published in the Dutch watchdog website “Foodwatch.” The organization inspected the products in Dutch supermarkets and findings were alarming, the report says. “Moreover, there are many packages that promise fresh fruit, while the products contain mainly flavors,” the report included. Food Watch investigated 194 […]

Hong Kong Encouraged a Voluntary system for food labeling to cut salt and sugar

Hong Kong Encouraged a Voluntary system for food labeling to cut salt and sugar

Hong Kong government encouraged a voluntary system for food labeling to cut down salt and sugar in pre packaged food and will be in effect during this year. The chairman of the government committee Bernard Chan said that he expected the group to submit the proposal by second quarter of the year. After the third […]

Don’t eat more than 50 grams of sugar a day, says FDA

Don’t eat more than 50 grams of sugar a day, says FDA

  The Food and Drug Administration reported that Americans should not eat and drink more than 50 grams of sugar a day. This is almost equivalent to the quantity of sugar in a can and a half of Coke. The new proposition took years to take shape. There have been appeals from various parts to […]