Nutrition

Webinar: Fibre University™ module 1 - Fibre fundamentals

10 February 2021
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Fibre university module one
In an age where most people around the world aren’t getting enough fibre in their diets, there is a real opportunity for food and beverage manufacturers to provide fibre-fortified options for consumers. According to our proprietary research, as many as 52% of consumers1 want to increase their fibre...

Partnering with Nestlé to address Brazil’s fibre gap

18 January 2021
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Company Stories
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Addressing the fibre gap in Brazil with Nestle
As in many countries worldwide, consumers in Brazil do not get enough fibre from their diets. In fact, even when compared with other Latin American countries such as Mexico and Chile, consumption is particularly low and well under the recommended 25g per person per day.

Healthier chocolate – a dream or reality?

30 March 2021
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Trends and insights
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Chocolate easter eggs
Whether in chocolate Easter egg form, cooling summer choc-ices or warming winter hot chocolate, there’s year-round demand for our favourite chocolate treats all over the world. Chocolate is an indulgent product, loved by consumers world-wide. But, with health and wellness galloping ahead as the mega...

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

01 October 2020
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Trends and insights
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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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Trends and insights
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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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Trends and insights
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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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Trends and insights
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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...