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Attention to detail

Now is as good a time as any for food manufacturers to highlight the health benefits of their products or introduce new, healthier, lines, as European shoppers are buying food with less salt, sugar, fat or calories, according to analysts.

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Savoury snack showcase

Some 155 exhibitors descended on Vienna, Austria, for the biennial Snackex trade show and conference from 21-22 June. Katie Smith reports.

Does size really matter?

Yet again sugar is hitting the headlines. Over the last week, we’ve reported on a series of announcements from pledges to offer smaller packages and clear calorie labelling to calls for the UK soft drinks levy to be extended to confectionery.

Healthy snacking

Healthy snacking is on the rise in China, with Chinese consumers eating more nuts, seeds, fresh fruit, vegetables and dairy based snacks, new research shows, while more than a quarter of them are eating less chocolate confectionery.