Gut health

The importance of fibre consumption in children and the benefits of polydextrose

24 November 2021
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Fibre in children
Childhood is a period of growth and development and having a healthy diet is essential. Among the nutrients that are important for child development is fibre. It benefits gut health, helping to support normal bowel function, maintain healthy blood glucose and lipid levels and may contribute to...

Tate & Lyle reveals key global consumer trends driving food and beverage product innovation

17 November 2021
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Consumer shopping
17 November 2021: Tate & Lyle PLC (Tate & Lyle), a leading global provider of food and beverage solutions and ingredients, is pleased to unveil six key trends that are shaping consumer product innovation in the food and beverage market both today and tomorrow.

Defining prebiotics: where do we stand now?

10 November 2021
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Prebiotics are food components that feed and foster the growth of beneficial bacteria that live in your gut, enhancing gut health and thus whole-body health. This is backed by a growing amount of scientific research. What many people don’t know is the journey these substances took to get where they...

Webinar: Texture University™ module 9 – Mastering fat reduction formulation for today’s food trends

08 November 2021
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Events
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Texture University module 9
Today’s consumer wants to enjoy healthier foods without compromising on taste and texture. When meeting this demand requires reducing fat, water and oil across soups, sauces, dressings and dairy products, determining the optimal starch usage is key.

Eight consumer trends driving product innovation

01 November 2021
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Transparency trend
In today’s world, consumers expect more from their favourite brands. They want to see them act as a force for good, as well as offering them solutions that are healthier, tastier and in line with the trends they care about.

Five myths and facts about low or no calorie sweeteners

20 October 2021
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Friends sharing carbonated beverages
Low and no calorie sweeteners (LNCS) have existed and been studied since the mid-1840s. Despite being long-studied substances that count with numerous evidence to support their safety and efficacy, there is still a lot of misinformation surrounding them. Misinterpretation of studies has contributed...

Prioritising mental wellbeing: launching Happy, Healthy Minds, our new Employee Resource Group

11 October 2021
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Company Stories
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Sunday was World Mental Health Day and so, fresh from the weekend, our colleagues were today invited to virtual sessions on the importance of mental health and wellbeing. World Mental Health Day is a great reminder that it isn’t just a once a year subject, but something that requires care and...

Delivering top-line growth in Food & Beverage Solutions

26 July 2021
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Company Stories
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Andrew Taylor Annual Report
Andrew Taylor reflects on another strong year for our Food & Beverage Solutions business, and his new role as President of our Asia, Middle East, Africa and Latin America business in our Annual Report 2021.

The impact of COVID-19 on diet – challenges and opportunities ahead

28 June 2021
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Contributed by Dr. Yvonne Finnegan Ph.D Registered Dietitian Since the outbreak of COVID-19 over a year ago, many surveys have attempted to capture the impact of the various restrictions and disruption to daily patterns on diet and health behaviours. The combination of restricted daily routines...

Global trends and COVID-19

14 June 2021
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Masked shopper
The food and beverage market has an inherent strength – people need to eat and drink. Within that, a number of major global trends are shaping our industry, many of which have been accelerated by the pandemic.