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Good carb, bad carb

Good carb, bad carb

By Susan Birks

Carbohydrates have come under fire in recent times for their unhealthy image. Susan Birks reports on the switch by manufacturers to new high-fibre, low-glycaemic and prebiotic alternatives

Goodbye yellow brick road

Goodbye yellow brick road

By John Dunn

John Dunn reviews the burgeoning cheese market in which companies are tempting consumers to swap block cheddar for products that offer convenience, healthy attributes, and regional variety

The latest crush

The latest crush

Over the past five years sales of smoothies and juice drinks have soared. But how can drinks companies sustain this growth for another five? Stefan Chomka reports

Developers go back to school

Developers go back to school

With childhood obesity rising, school meals have come under the spotlight. Kathy Watson talked to the industry about the issues

Bloomin' marvellous

Bloomin' marvellous

No longer will low-carb dieters bemoan the shortage of lunchtime goods available to them, thanks to an innovative partnership between Hazlewood...

Chow down

Chow down

MDC Foods has developed a range of single serve stir-fry meals that further blend the barriers between ready meals and home cooking.The meals come in...

The beauty parade

The beauty parade

Stories of rejected fruit and vegetables have made for sorry reading in recent weeks. Their crime? Not passing the supermarkets' beauty...