HFSS – The Misapprehended!


As per a WHO document titled ‘Marketing of Foods High in Fat, Salt and Sugar to Children – Update 2012-2013’, foods that are high in fat, salt and sugar are commonly termed as HFSS Foods. However, it is imperative for all of us to be conscious of the negative effects of the compounds and chemicals present in processed foods and other products we consume from outside.

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Say it with Color – Deliver it with Fruit & Vegetables

Coloring food

Color is a key driving force when it comes to buying food and beverages. Appealing, appetizing hues not only support a delicious taste experience, indicate freshness and indulgence but have turned into an essential tool for product differentiation.

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“Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods” – Daily Essentials for Quality Life

functional foods

Nutraceuticals or functional foods are any food or food ingredients that may provide beneficial health effects beyond the traditional nutrients they contain. Nutraceuticals are also known as medical food, nutritional supplements, and dietary supplements.

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Delicious, Nutritious, and Creepy

Edible insects

Edible insects could offer a great solution for this much anticipated global food shortage expected to befall us all. Edible insects are capable of satisfying our food needs while ensuring high nutrition at the same time. They also possess ecological advantages over conventional meat and other food sources. In addition, insects can be a good source of protein for animals as they are not only able to fulfill the potential of extracting protein from waste material, but also facilitate significant reductions in waste volume.

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Dried Mushroom Innovations

Mushroom Dryers

The Mushroom Dryers is a production facility in the Netherlands (Belfeld) through which Worlée can offer dried champignon slices in European quality. This factory is unique in that it features its own self-developed belt dryer. The result: air-dried champignon slices from fresh, hand-harvested European champignons with a quality that is simply incomparable.

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Greek Yogurt – With its numerous health benefits, sky is indeed the limit!

Greek Yogurt

Greek yogurt is now making in-roads into India and may, in the long run, provide tough competition to local forms of yogurt currently popular among Indians. Some of the more well-known manufacturers of Greek yogurt include FAGE USA, Dannon, Epigamia, Nestlé, Danone, Chobani, and Yoplait.

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Certified Organic Colouring Foods

Organic Colouring Foods

The presence of bio or organic products in the retail landscape in Europe has consistently been increasing over the past two decades. Since July 2010 the organic production logo of the European Union has been introduced and next to other regional bio logos can be found on a multitude of products across the region.

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Ruby Chocolate Version Launched in First Consumer Brand

Barry Callebaut

Nestlé Japan Ltd. has launched the Ruby chocolate version of its iconic KITKAT® brand in KITKAT® Chocolatory® stores in Japan and South Korea, as well as online. KITKAT® is the first to offer this fourth type of chocolate – next to Dark, Milk and White – to consumers, just five months after Ruby chocolate was introduced.

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Natural Food Colours: Preparations and Application

Natural Food Colours

Natural food colour is any dye, pigment or substance that imparts colour when it is added to food or drink. All individuals are sensitive to the colour of food, even appetites are influenced and stimulated by colour; colour may sometimes discourage eating certain foods and diminish the desire for particular foods.

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And Thou Shall Not Be ‘OBESE’ Anymore…

vegetables and fruits

Asking anyone about obesity who adheres to conventional wisdom will effortlessly state that abstinence from food and rigorous exercise is the ultimate cure. But the concept of obesity is multidimensional and research dictates that causes of obesity transcends the orthodox approach defining obesity on basis of dietary over indulgence, lack of exercise and miniscule quantities of self control and will power.

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