Glycemic Index

Schmidt: 'There are lot of carbohydrates out there that do not label as sugar'

Food producers 'cheating' over non-sugar pledges

By Alice Foster

A number of industry players are “cheating” consumers by making ‘no sugar’ claims, despite using carbohydrates that are even more glycaemic than sugar, according to a Beneo representative.

Low glycaemic index claim for ingredient firm

Fruit ready to ride high on GI wave

Taura Natural Ingredients has conducted independent glycaemic index (GI) testing of two of its biggest-selling functional fruit ingredients to confirm that they can be classed as 'low GI'.

Well on the way

Well on the way

Consumers expect products to be tasty, convenient and now healthy too. That means low in calories, but high in nutrients. New research is not only looking at producing new healthiy ingredients but also maximising their effectiveness in food

Window on the world

Window on the world

To stay competitive companies are increasingly looking to other countries for inspiration. This month's IFE provides a global perspective of new food developments without even having to leave the UK


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