A major criticism of the public health lobby’s proposed sugar sweetened beverage tax—that it would unfairly punish the poor and disadvantaged—may have been debunked by research from Deakin University’s Global Obesity Centre.
Chocolate has been tied to improved brain function, enhanced energy, and other health benefits, but confectioners will be better served by leveraging chocolate's emotional connections, according to a recent report by Mintel.
Nestlé confectionery sales dipped $300m in H1, so if it wants to stay at the top it must continue to invest in brands like KitKat rather than focus too heavily too soon on health and wellness, Euromonitor says.
The food industry must increase healthy choice through innovation
to combat the uneven distribution of health resulting from economic
inequality, according to participants at a European parliamentary
symposium on obesity.