May 2nd, 2017
Sugar has been portrayed by the mainstream media as the number one demon in our food. Supporting this is an ever increasing link between sugar consumption, obesity and diet-related disease. This negative depiction of sugar has reached a point where it is compared to other harmful substances, such as alcohol, tobacco and even certain hard […]
January 26th, 2017
The new EU law on food information to consumers ((EU) No 1169/2011) making it compulsory to provide nutrition information is officially applying as of 13 December 2016, two years after the regulation entered into application (on 13 December 2014). What are the labelling requirements and how do they compare to the recently announced US label, […]
October 21st, 2016
On 12 October 2016, the Sugarwise kite mark founders organised a summit in the House of Commons, aimed at discussing current states of obesity, sugar overconsumption and ways of promoting low sugar and overall healthier diets. The perfectly balanced blend of health specialists, public health campaign and charity representatives, as well as food and drink […]
October 19th, 2016
System data in Passport Nutrition was recently refreshed and now includes data from fresh food and alcoholic drinks. The new data shows that packaged food is the primary source of energy for 85 percent of all researched countries, and that the average intake of sugar worldwide is 73 grams of sugar per capita per […]
October 17th, 2016
The new edition of Passport Nutrition is out and with that a whole set of exciting data to unveil. This time, not only will we discover the nutrients purchased from Packaged Food (PF) and Soft Drinks (SD), but also Fresh Foods (FF) and Alcoholic Drinks (AD). With malnutrition, and diet-related diseases still on the rise, […]
June 16th, 2016
23 June is fast approaching, and while some argue that Brexit is Britain’s once in a lifetime opportunity for a better and more secure future, others see it as a mere fantasy of regaining its imperial powers.
May 29th, 2016
With sugar having an ever-increasing role in development of non-communicable diseases, Euromonitor examines how much sugar consumers in the UK purchase from packaged foods and soft drinks alone, and how that compares to the global figures in light of the proposed sugar tax. Watch on YouTube
April 23rd, 2016
2014 Passport nutrition data shows that the average UK consumer buys around 34kg of sugar each year.