Once a shortening is fulfilling its functional roles in a formulation, bakers may look to improve the Nutrition Facts Label and take first aim at the fat. “One thing we’re clearly seeing now is a drive toward healthier options,” said John Satumba, Ph.D., North America R.&D. director, global edible oil solutions, Cargill. “For some this means reducing overall saturated fat… Read more »
The American Bakers Association (ABA) says that the current definition of dietary fiber is not practical or workable and requests that FDA reconsider its definition.
Food and beverage manufacturers are making it easier than ever for people to quickly access key nutrition information as they scan store shelves.
General Mills and more than 50 manufacturers, retailers and wholesalers have voluntarily implemented Facts Up Front (FUF), a labeling system that brings important nutrition information from the Nutrition Facts Panel to the front of food and beverage packages.
The nutrition labelling landscape is constantly evolving, and although final decisions on various global regulations are unlikely to be made over the next year, food manufacturers need to strategize for a number of potential outcomes, according to a new report.
The European Commission has announced the winner of its contest to design a new logo to appear on all organic food and beverage products in the European Union: a leaf-shaped design from Germany that attracted 63 per cent of the votes. The Commission turned to design students to come up with the new logo after the initial insignia was withdrawn… Read more »