‘Low-content’ food labels are ‘misleading’ for consumers, US study claims

‘Low-content’ food labels are ‘misleading’ for consumers, US study claims

Products that claim to be low-fat, reduced sodium or cholesterol-free do not accurately represent the food’s nutritional quality, giving consumers a false sense about its health benefits, according to a US study.


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Nut chocolate consumption increases globally, says Almond Board of California-backed study

Nut chocolate consumption increases globally, says Almond Board of California-backed study

A survey conducted by the Almond Board of California (ABC) and Sterling-Rice Group (SRG) suggests 70% of consumers across the globe prefer chocolate products with nut inclusions. 


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‘Soft health’ and candy’s role

‘Soft health’ and candy’s role

At this month’s State-of-the-Industry Conference organized by the National Confectioners Association, several speakers reinforced the health and wellness trend as it applies to confections and snacks. At an early morning supplier member meeting featuring executives from Mondelez International, it became clear that this multinational’s focus rests on “well-being snacks.” 


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