Additives & labels

Country of Origin Food Labels

Country of Origin Food Labels

We told you all about the new Country of Origin Food Labels in the May Newsletter but in case you didn't recieve the Newsletter we thought we'd do a post on this long awaited development.

10 June 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

Discretionary food overload?

Discretionary food overload?

Basically discretionary = junk. Everyone knows that ‘junk foods’ like sweet biscuits, cakes, pies, pasties, chips, crisps, pizza,...

8 June 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

I-Spy Hidden Sugar! The unsavoury truth of savoury sauces

I-Spy Hidden Sugar! The unsavoury truth of savoury sauces

Tomato, barbecue, chilli, mustard, horseradish. We all love a slurp of sauce and it’s so easy with store-bought brands as you just...

20 April 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

Q: What is the difference between Coke Life and regular Coca Cola?

Q: What is the difference between Coke Life and regular Coca Cola?

A. Coke Life, is a bit of a marketing ploy really. It delivers a modest reduction in sugar compared with regular Coke and has a tenth...

9 March 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

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Health Halo overload

I’ve never seen so many nutrition claims on one pack before! Here in my hand is a bag of corn chips that has just about every...

10 February 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

No more Tick! What were they thinking?

No more Tick! What were they thinking?

This week on the 8th December 2015, the Heart Foundation announced it is retiring the red Tick after 26 years! Retiring it in favour...

10 December 2015 by Catherine Saxelby