All news articles for June 2018

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Dr Lustig: 'Despite the food industry's propaganda, people now understand that 'a calorie is not a calorie...'

IFIC Food & Health survey shows significant shift in consumer attitudes towards sugar, carbs

By Elaine Watson

Dr Robert Lustig’s mantra – that not all calories were created equal - appears to be resonating with more US consumers, with one third (33%) of Americans believing that sugars are the ‘source of calories most likely to cause weight gain’ compared with...

New brand 1850

Smucker on course to double net sales of Uncrustables to $500m+ in five years

Premium coffee brand 1850 is wooing younger drinkers, says JM Smucker

By Elaine Watson

Initial demand for JM Smucker’s new premium coffee brand 1850 has been stronger than expected, with research suggesting sales could be “highly incremental,” company execs told analysts this week in a Q4 earnings call dominated by questions about the lackluster...

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