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Sugar Reduced Cloud Platform for transparency and traceability
A communications platform is needed to make sugar reduction and sugar replacement alternatives more transparent and traceable for the end-consumer. We are now developing a cloud-based platform for sugar reduction. The platform will be open for the public to learn more about different alternatives as well as for R&D people at food producers to use as a tool for new product development with less sugar. The project is funded by EU Horizon 2020 and the Swedish research agency Vinnova.
Food industry fails to meet 5% sugar reduction target
The food industry has failed to meet a sugar reduction target set by the UK government, a report by Public Health England (PHE) has found. Retailers, manufacturers, restaurants, cafes and pub chains were told to cut 5 per cent of sugar by …
UK children still consuming too much sugar
According to a survey from Public Health England, children in the UK are still consuming too much sugar. The main sources of free sugars are cereal, cereal products, fruit juice, and soft drinks.
Sugar and dementia?
Although there is no research that truly confirms a link between sugar and dementia, there is emerging research that suggests that diets high in sugar may increase the risk of developing forms of dementia such as Alzheimer’s disease. Higher glucose …
SNÖ gelateria on making gelato without added sugar
Kenneth Erlandsson, SNÖ gelateria’s own gelato master is originally a chef, but he fell in love with gelato during a stay in Sardinia, in the little village of Stintino. “I was completely taken in by the wonderful ice cream, but …
Uten Sukker inform people in the Nordics about ‘hidden’ sugars
Uten Sukker is an informational and educational database aimed at dissecting what we’re actually eating, with a particular focus on sugar. The organization runs the website utensukker.org where they cover research on sugar and our eating habits. “There is a …
Stevia farmer Erdogan Ramazanoglu wants to reduce sugar intake in Turkey
“I think people are aware that sugar can be harmful, but we are humans and it has become so natural for us to consume sugar. It’s hard to break a habit. That’s why I don’t think we can just remove …