Fibre boosting confectionery
Product launches containing dietary fibre provide the focus for Leatherhead’s January column in Kennedy’s Confection Magazine.
Scientific research suggests that dietary fibre plays a role in appetite and body weight regulation, helps reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and helps improve gut health. However, this superfood tends to be overlooked. UK consumers are hitting only 60% of their recommended intake of 30g of fibre a day.