Nutrition

Nutrition transition: China's story

13 January 2022
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China's nutrition transition
The way consumers in China eat, drink, and move and the subsequent effects on their health has shifted greatly since the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949.1 Official reports have been released and are being used to understand how changes in the behaviours of Chinese consumers affect...

Vegetarian and vegan diets

04 January 2022
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cereal and dairy with vitamin b12
Previously considered a niche dietary choice, the rise in interest in plant-based diets and vegan lifestyles in the last 10 years has been notable. Motivation for cutting out animal-based foods is varied but includes concerns about animal welfare and ethics, environmental and sustainability issues...

Do consumers feel enough products contain added fibre?

29 December 2021
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Products containing fibre
Closing the fibre gap and supporting gut health Globally, consumers are not getting enough fibre daily from the food and beverage they consume. From our own global research in 17 markets, we know that only 22% of consumers are eating and drinking products that contain fibre daily1. However...

Tate & Lyle signs up to the UK Food and Drink Federation's Action on Fibre

16 December 2021
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FDF Action on Fibre
16 December 2021 – Tate & Lyle PLC (Tate & Lyle), a leading global provider of food and beverage solutions and ingredients, is pleased to announce that it has signed up to the UK’s Food and Drink Federation’s (FDF) Action on Fibre.

Rare sugars: what are they and what can they do for you?

13 December 2021
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Allulose sugar reduction treats
Obesity, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome have become major public health problems with global relevance. To curb this unfortunate epidemiological landscape, balancing energy consumed and expended has become crucial, impelling the industry to innovate and renovate, by reducing sugar, calorie and...

Diabetes in Asia: Are we at higher risk?

14 November 2021
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Diabetes in Asia-Pacific
Home to 60% of the world’s population, Asia Pacific is undergoing rapid socioeconomic, technological, and cultural transitions. While these transitions have reduced poverty, they have come with considerable health consequences. Amongst the 422 million people globally affected with diabetes in 2014...

Defining prebiotics: where do we stand now?

10 November 2021
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Smiling woman eating a fortified breakfast cereal
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...

Tate & Lyle and Nutriati announce distribution partnership for chickpea protein and flour

03 November 2021
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Chickpea Nutriati
03 November 2021, London, UK: Tate & Lyle PLC (Tate & Lyle), a leading global provider of food and beverage solutions and ingredients, and Nutriati, an ingredient technology company developing solutions from one of the industry’s most functional plant-based ingredients, have signed an exclusive five...

Is 3D printing the future of food?

27 October 2021
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3D printer printing food
Imagine a world where we use 3D printers to create food, with personally tailored ingredients for your own preferences and dietary requirements. It could be as simple as using a vending machine, at a restaurant, or even in your own kitchen! All this might be achievable in the not-too-distant future...

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...