Nutrition

Plant proteins vs animal proteins: what does the science say and what does the market say?

01 October 2020
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Examples of plant protein sources
As the global population grows, so does the demand for protein. It is widely believed that meeting this demand with animal protein alone is not sustainable and large-scale animal farming raises all kinds of environmental and sustainability concerns. So are plant-based proteins the no-brainer...

Fibre – benefits beyond the gut

02 September 2020
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Fibre benefits beyond the gut
Did you know that our PROMITOR® Soluble Fibre has been shown to help the body absorb more calcium and our bones retain additional calcium? This is especially important for growing adolescents and women after menopause.

New papers capture the latest thinking on nutrition research and reformulation practices

03 September 2020
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British Nutrition Foundation scientific research papers
Tate & Lyle supports British Nutrition Foundation’s research series supporting public health around sugars and sat fat reduction, fibre enrichment, and plant-based protein.

Achieving an A-grade Nutri-Score rating for protein bars

18 August 2020
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Case Study
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Nutri-score rating logo over supermarket aisle
The Nutri-Score front-of-pack rating system is already in use in several European countries and set to be adopted more widely. With the German government having now also issued a recommendation that food and drink manufacturers use the Nutri-Score rating system on their product packaging, it has...

What is Nutri-Score and why should food and drink manufacturers work towards better ratings?

17 July 2020
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Nutriscore
What is Nutri-Score? Nutri-Score is a food rating system used in a number of European countries that shows the nutritional value of a food or drink. The rating goes from A (dark green) to E (dark orange), with A being the best score and E the lowest. The rating must be displayed clearly on the front...

A look inside the sports nutrition market – what are the latest consumer trends?

03 July 2020
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Cyclist drinking a sports nutrition beverage
Market Insights – July 2020. What counts as a sports nutrition product? Sports nutrition products are those which are designed to improve athletic performance, support muscle growth and/or aid recovery after exercise. They come in various forms, such as snack bars, shakes or powders, and can be...

What is the FODMAP diet and how can food and drink manufacturers help cater for those following it?

02 July 2020
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Carrots are low in FODMAPs
One in 5 adults develops Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) at some point in their lives. The FODMAP diet can help alleviate the symptoms of IBS, but it can be a challenge for those following it to get enough fibre. By developing low FODMAP products and adding easily digestible, FODMAP-free fibres, food...

Experience the extraordinary with Tate & Lyle at SHIFT20 in July

13 July 2020
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Events
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SHIFT20 IFT event
For several years, we’ve played an active part in the Institute of Food Technologists’ (IFT) annual meeting and Food Expos, and we’re delighted to be doing so again this year, with one difference…

Fuelling a sporty lifestyle: how do nutrition needs differ when you exercise a lot?

18 June 2020
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Sports nutrition cyclists
Good nutrition is essential to support an active lifestyle. Those who do a lot of sports or exercise have different nutritional needs compared with those who are less active. Here, we look at three key areas where an athlete or regular gym-goer’s nutritional needs differ from those of the general...

How can I eat well during lockdown?

27 May 2020
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Company Stories
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Eating well in lockdown - salad
Our dietary patterns are changing as we spend more time at home and inevitably more time in the kitchen. As the weeks pass we may find ourselves seeking recipe inspiration or looking for tips on efficient meal planning and grocery shopping or wondering if our new diets are healthy.