Beer alcohol

Government reply to booze advice 'fails common sense test' Subscription

26 Aug 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Government will stick with the recommended weekly unit intake of 14 units for both men and women

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Fat fears outnumber consumer worries about sugary foods

26 Aug 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Consumers continue to place more importance on fat than sugar content despite the war on sugar, a new survey suggests

Ella's Kitchen

Ella’s Kitchen launches veg campaign for weaning mums Subscription

26 Aug 2016 | By Beth Gault

Brand’s ’Greener Paper’ says the weaning period provides an opportunity to influence infants’ food preferences

Fruit and Veg

RVS shops first to meet Scotland's NHS nutritional rules Subscription

22 Aug 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Charity-run hospital stores in Yorkhill and Edinburgh cut back on unhealthy products

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Find strength in working together Subscription

30 Aug 2016 | By Liz Claydon

The grocers may be glad that summer has finally appeared, bringing a boost to sales

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Sugar tax sets a dangerous precedent

24 Aug 2016 | By Gavin Partington

Manufacturers and retailers have been taking action for several years to reduce sugar and calorie intake from soft drinks


The childhood obesity plan has left all sides underwhelmed Subscription

19 Aug 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Even industry insiders are shocked at the lack of concrete plans


Who will be the big Great British Bake Off winner this year?

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Further restrictions on HFSS ads to kids? Subscription

25 Aug 2016

Sir, Disappointingly, there is no detail on how a sugar tax will be levied


Obesity strategy missed chance to change thinking around food Subscription

25 Aug 2016

Sir, In the failure to address food advertising in the childhood obesity plan, the government has missed an opportunity

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Fat and sugar play role in food's physical appeal Subscription

19 May 2016

Sir, I was very interested to read your piece about the incidence of high fat and sugar in free-from gluten foods…

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