Research links NAFTA to Canada’s increasing obesity and diabetes rates

Tariff reductions in NAFTA coincided with a 41.6 kcal per capita daily increase in the supply of caloric sweeteners including HFCS in Canada.  Photo: ©iStock/Darwel

Research published on Canadian Medical Association Journal suggests the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is associated with a significant rise in high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) consumption in Canada. 

David Janow, CEO of Axiom Foods, sees more and more of the bakery sector using plant-based proteins.

Bakery sector registers biggest growth of plant-based proteins: Axiom Foods

Camlin Fine Sciences says the use of synthetic antioxidants are just as important as natural ones in the bakery industry. Pic: ©iStock/wideonet

Synthetic antioxidants as important as natural counterparts for bakeries, says Camlin Fine Sciences

Cocoa Fiber FICAO appears as a dark brown powder, says developer Moner Cocoa. Photo: Moner Cocoa

US demand for cocoa fibers to grow amid FDA review, says Moner Cocoa

Mintel said protein and fibers can help bread manufacturers attract health-focused consumers. Pic: ©iStock/lolostock

Bread makers could still target health-focused consumers despite carb fears: Mintel

Dewey's branded cookies are available in US grocery stores for the first time. Pic: Dewey's Bakery

Dewey’s Bakery enters US grocery stores with branded cookies and crackers

Snacking is no longer entirely indulgent, but part of a balanced diet. Pic: ©DepositPhotos/marilyna

Snack makers moving beyond pure indulgence to functionality, says European Snacks Association

Asenzya's corporate chef said naming is a major challenge to introduce Asian flavors to US snackers. Pic: DesignNPrint

Asian ingredients and flavors set to grow in US snacks market: Asenzya

Arla has developed a clean label protein bar prototype that will stay soft on the shelf for up to two years. Pic: ©iStock/JANIFEST

Arla extends protein bar shelf life with clean label ingredients

Kraft Heinz Ingredients has introduced its 'clean' cream cheese powder to biscuits, which maintains the crunchy exterior and soft interior.

Kraft Heinz Ingredients extends clean-label cream cheese to biscuits

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