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Reducción potencial del impuesto en las bebidas azucaradas tendría un impacto mínimo en México

by October 29th, 2015

  En 2014, el gobierno de México implementó un impuesto de un peso por litro en las bebidas con azúcar agregado. Actualmente, los legisladores están considerando reducir este impuesto un 50% para las bebidas con un contenido de azúcar debajo de 5 gramos por cada 100 mililitros, causando reacciones mixtas. Eso dicho, esta reducción potencial […]

WHO’s Announcement on Red and Processed Meat May Result in Market Decline

by October 27th, 2015

On October 26, 2015, the World Health Organization concluded that eating processed red meats such as ham, bacon and sausages and highly processed meats such as hot dogs raises the risk of colon cancer. The research unit now classifies processed meats as “carcinogenic to humans”. Overall red meat consumption in America has been falling for […]

Euromonitor to Speak at International Sugar Organization Seminar 2015

by October 26th, 2015

Event: International Sugar Organization 24th Annual Seminar Date: Tuesday 17th November Speaker: Lauren Bandy, Senior Nutrition Analyst, Euromonitor International Time: 16.35-18.00 Presentation: With increased attention on sugar and the role it plays in diet-related disease, is there such thing as an ‘anti-sugar consumer’? This question will be unpicked by looking at how trends in packaged […]

Nutrition Overview: Protein

by August 18th, 2015

The average global consumer buys 18g of protein a day from packaged food and soft drinks. There is significant regional variation, with Asia Pacific buying 9g compared to 49g in Western Europe. For further analysis of the high protein trend, see the Passport Nutrition global briefing titled “How the World Buys its Protein: Nutritional Necessity […]