Sugar reduction

Mushroom pioneer MycoTechnology secures $6.7m investment

Mushroom pioneer MycoTechnology secures $6.7m investment

By Elaine Watson

MycoTechnology – which has developed a pioneering new food processing platform using mushroom roots (mycelium) – has secured $6.7m in a Series A round of financing, with a second round expected to close before the end of the year.

Co-founders Shannan Swanson and Liane Weintraub

Making Tasty a household name in kids’ snacks

By Maggie Hennessy

Tasty Brand co-founders Liane Weintraub and Shannan Swanson originally had their sights set on an organic frozen baby food line, but the 2008 economic crash saw the market for premium baby food drying up. So they shifted gears to more seriously pursue...

Women are more likely than men to have concerns over food safety and food issues in general, says the report.

Sugar tops UK food concerns

By Niamh Michail

The amount of sugar in food is the top food concern for UK consumers, according to a Food Standards Agency survey.

San Francisco recently passed legislation on sugar-sweetened beverage advertising

'The First Amendment forbids the government from compelling private speakers to express the government’s views:' ABA

Soda industry sues San Francisco over sugary drink warnings

By Rachel Arthur

The American Beverage Association (ABA) is suing San Francisco over mandatory warning labels on soda advertisements, saying the rules violate the First Amendment. 

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