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Synergy may have the solution to butter shortage issue

Flavouring specialist Synergy has created a range of dairy solutions that can enhance mouthfeel and dairy notes in bakery products where butter may have been reduced.

Government announces 2020 cake and biscuit sugar reduction targets

Specific sugar reduction targets - and guidelines on how to achieve them - have been published by the government today (30 March).

The industry reacts to reformed childhood obesity plans

Bakers have been told by the government to cut the amount of sugar in their products by 20% over the next four years.

Campaigners slam government obesity strategy

Action on Sugar (AOS) has lambasted the government over its “weak obesity strategy”, describing it as “appalling” that no further action to improve the strategy has been taken since the leaked report a few weeks ago.

FDF publishes sugar reduction guidance

Bakers are being urged to understand the function of sugars in bakery items before moving to reduce the sugar content.

Action on Sugar slams government obesity report

A leaked copy of David Cameron’s Childhood Obesity Strategy has prompted campaign group Action on Sugar (AoS) to call for its revision.

FDF warns against Action on Sugar

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has warned members not to engage with health charities on product reformulation.

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Action on Sugar says lower intake recommendations are not going low enough
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Action on Sugar: government has not gone far enough

Campaigners have called on the government to go further than its own recommendations – and have demanded a 40% reduction of sugar in food and drink by 2020. 

Scottish bakers are working on reducing sugar and salt in products
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Scottish bakers prove inspiration for healthy recipe guide

Small to medium food producers, including bakers and butchers across Scotland, have been lowering the salt, fat and calorie content in products by as much as 50%. 

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Scientists say sugar is worse than salt
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Sugar ‘worse’ for health than salt, say researchers

Health experts have slammed sugar as being worse for blood pressure than salt. 

Jubilee boost for June’s grocery sales

Grocery retailers have reported their highest balance of year-on-year (YOY) sales this month since February 2010, according to the latest statistics.

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