Nestle R&D Centre Singapore is committed to cutting down the sugar and salt content in its products by 2020. The food and beverage company is looking at reducing the sugar content by five per cent and salt by 10 per cent within the next three years. Nestle R&D Centre Singapore managing director Dr Tan Sze said Nestle made the commitment… Read more »
Restaurants in New York met a heavy defeat when a judge decided in favor of the City Department of health that mandates chains to inform clients about the foods containing high levels of sodium. The decision made by the State Supreme Court judge in Manhattan, Eileen Rakower, dismissed an order from the National Restaurant Association presented once the standard began… Read more »
Frozen pizza and snack lovers will soon be able to enjoy their favorites with no artificial flavors and less sodium. Nestlé USA (www.nestleusa.com) pledges to improve the ingredient quality and nutritional profile of some of its most popular frozen pizza and snack brands without affecting taste. Nestlé, a leader in the frozen pizza and snacking category, today announced the improvements,… Read more »
Pepperidge Farm Inc. says it will cut the sodium levels in the majority its breads, rolls and bagels by 2011, making it the latest of many food makers to respond to demands for healthier products.
Bakery products have been impacted by the drive to reduce salt and saturated fat content in food. It is not as simple as finding an alternative to replace the taste of salt or the flavour of the fat – these ingredients have functional properties that are fundamental to the structure and texture of the products.