Brian Wansink is the author of best-selling books, 'Mindless Eating: Why we eat more than we think,' and 'Slim by Design'

Portion sizes on the front of pack don't correlate with Nutrition labels on the back, says study

Pictures on food packaging inspire us to overeat, reveals new research

By Elaine Watson

A picture speaks a thousand words, so it stands to reason that we’re more likely to rely on the image on the front of a food label than the hard data on the back when we serve ourselves what we think is an appropriate portion, says new research*. But...

Photo copyright: Jon-Are Berg-Jacobsen/Nofima

Nofima meats packaging evaluation demands

By Joseph James Whitworth

A meat manufacturer has sought the help of a Norwegian research institute to evaluate barrier properties of its revamped packaging and avoid discolouration.


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