New Nutrition Labelling Regulations in the EU: Key Facts and How the UK Might Fit in Post Brexit

by 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, […]

Finland Moving Away from Heavy Regulation on Sugar and Alcohol

by January 19th, 2017

From early 2017, Finland is planning two legislative changes in the alcohol and confectionery markets. The country will remove the so-called sweet tax for confectionery and ice cream, and the Finnish government is planning a wider renewal of alcohol legislation including several changes in the drinking laws. Research analyst Salla Korpivaara discusses what impact this […]

Nutrition Takeaways from The Sugar Summit Hosted by Sugarwise

by 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 […]

Nutrition 2015 Key Findings: Bread is the Protein of Today and Alcohol Could Be the Sugar of Tomorrow

by 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, […]