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Cakes such as Victoria sponge would be impacted by the calorie levy

Cakes and biscuits targeted by call for calorie levy

Action on Sugar and Action on Salt are calling on the government to introduce a calorie levy on all calorie-dense processed foods that meet agreed criteria.

Four lessons from the 2019 BSB spring conference

Dozens of bakers, suppliers and retailers gathered at Campden BRI’s site in Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire last week for the British Society of Baking’s spring conference.

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Ulrick & Short launches fat alternative for pastry

Ulrick & Short has developed a new fat alternative for bakers looking to reduce the calorie content of shortcrust pastry.

Healthy items off the menu for some of Britain’s bakers

Despite pressure on food manufacturers to cut sugar and calories from products, Britain’s bakers seem to be shying away from healthier NPD.

Sandwiches targeted in NHS obesity crackdown

NHS bosses have set their sights on ‘unhealthy’ sandwiches as part of a clampdown on food and drink that contribute to obesity, diabetes and tooth decay.

2020 health want a new strategy to tackle obesity
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Obesity crisis needs government test

A new report, backed by AB Sugar, has claimed fast food outlets should be licensed and all government policies should face an obesity “test”.

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