All news articles for March 2017

Jar Goods sees marketing potential in mid-tier sauce category

Jar Goods sees marketing potential in mid-tier sauce category

By Elizabeth Crawford

In the highly-saturated pasta and pizza sauce categories, startup Jar Goods still see significant opportunity not in the polarized ends of the spectrum that promise either mass market convenience or premium specialty goods, but in the middle where quality...

A higher intake of legumes - and in particular lentils - has been linked to a 35% reduction in type 2 diabetes risk.

Higher consumption slashes risk by 35%

Legumes linked to lower diabetes risk

By Nathan GRAY

A higher total intake of legumes is associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes by more than a third, the long-term PREDIMED trial had concluded.

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The big debate: Can sugar survive a public health crisis?

By Niamh Michail

The world is getting fatter and unhealthier - are smaller portions and diet drinks really going to help when they sit next to full-sugar, supersized products? Is it time to tax or is industry doing enough? Catch the highlights from our live debate.

Which beverages will rise to fill void left by declining soda sales?

Which beverages will rise to fill void left by declining soda sales?

By Elizabeth Crawford

As carbonated soft drinks’ long supreme reign over the beverage industry continues to slip amid fears of consuming too much sugar, sales and distribution of healthy, better-for-you and functional alternatives are gaining traction to fill the void.

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