CAOBISCO – which represents the Chocolate, Biscuits and Confectionery Industries in Europe – has rebuffed a study’s suggestion that placing a tax on sweets snacks could be an effective tool in fighting obesity.
BakeryandSnacks and ConfectioneryNews will be hosting a panel discussion at ProSweets in Cologne, Germany, to delve into the plant-based trend; discussing its effects, the pros and the challenges it is having on the snacks and confectionery sectors.
By Charlie Arnot, CEO, The Center for Food Integrity
If you care about GMO labeling, you only have a few more days to respond to USDA's 30 questions* about how to implement the new law. The looming deadline is both a stark reminder of the controversy around GMOs that brought the food industry to this...
By Christopher Snowdon , Head of Lifestyle Economics, Institute of Economic Affairs
Legislating for tobacco-style plain packages for confectionery is a disproportionate response to the obesity crisis and strips companies of valuable trademarks, writes the Institute of Economic Affairs' head of lifestyle economics.
Industry Voices - Ewa Hudson, Head of Health and Wellness at Euromonitor International