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Sugar reduction: a taxing problem?

Whilst much of the media has focused on plastic packaging in the past few months, it can be easy to forget (for those not involved) that the UK ‘sugar tax’ for soft drinks...

Sugar reduction: a taxing problem?

Whilst much of the media has focused on plastic packaging in the past few months, it can be easy to forget (for those not involved) that the UK ‘sugar tax’ for soft drinks...

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Leatherhead awarded twin food & beverage accreditations

Leatherhead Food Research, a Science Group company, has been awarded UKAS accreditation for the evaluation of challenge...
Press release 16 April, 2018

of note – What are the options for sugar replacers?

From the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) recommendations to Public Health England guidelines and the...
of note 16 April, 2018

Women in food science

To mark the occasion of International Women’s Day (8 March), the Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST)...
News 08 March, 2018

UK targets 20% calorie reduction by 2024

UK regulators want a 20% reduction in the calorie content of certain “popular foods” by 2024 as part of the...
News 08 March, 2018

How can food makers deliver personalisation to the masses?

As consumer expectations over personalisation continue to grow, how can food makers deliver an individual experience at...
News 09 February, 2018

Half UK women have added ‘health boosting’ foods to diet

A major study shows that 50% of women aged 18 and over in the UK have incorporated foods such as oily fish, nuts...
Press release 31 January, 2018

Fibre boosting confectionery

Product launches containing dietary fibre provide the focus for Leatherhead’s January column in Kennedy’s...
News 17 January, 2018

12 things you might not know about sugar

Public Health England (PHE) has urged parents to look for healthier snacks for children in a more direct stance to cut...
News 03 January, 2018

Stocking up on festive treats

Products that we might find under our Christmas trees this year provide the focus for Leatherhead’s December column...
News 12 December, 2017

Gut microbiome – a game-changer for the food industry

Leatherhead’s experts examine why, how and when the gut microbiome can potentially revolutionise the food industry...
News 06 December, 2017