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How healthy are baked snacks?

How healthy are baked snacks?

You might think of breads and pastries when you think of ‘baked’ snacks. Now, however, baked snacks are expanding to include all sorts of things, from baked crisps to baked fruit. Does this baking have…


What’s the biggest trend in better-for-you snacking?

What’s the biggest trend in better-for-you snacking?

Gone are the days of three-square meals; consumers are embracing snacking in big way. But it’s not all high-sugar confectionery and full-fat crisps, these days shoppers are also seeking out better-for-you alternatives. According to Innova…


Ultra-processed food kills, says WHO

Ultra-processed food kills, says WHO

In Europe, a massive 2.7m deaths annually are linked to just four major commercial products: ultra-processed food (UPF), alcohol, tobacco, and fossil fuel. That’s according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which is linking these…


Do vegetable crisps deserve their health halo?

Do vegetable crisps deserve their health halo?

Vegetable crisps are an alternative to potato crisps. Made with a range of vegetables including beetroot, sweet potato, and parsnip, they are often perceived as a ‘better-for-you’ alternative to their potato cousins. But are they?…