Campbell Soup Company today announced four sustainability and corporate citizenship goals, including goals to reduce childhood obesity and water consumption. The company described these and other plans...

The latest push to cut salt (or sodium, as our US cousins call the ingredient) from packaged foods has taken off across the Atlantic, much to the satisfaction of consumer advocates. However, for all the...

NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg yesterday announced a major joint initiative between the city and a group of US food companies to cut salt in produced and restaurant foods back to 1970s levels. The campaign...

Today’s average sodium intake is several times what the body requires and its long-term effect on our health is very serious. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects one in three U.S. adults...

Leading food company General Mills –  responsible for over 100 consumer brands including Cheerios, Häagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Old El Paso, and Muir Glen – is accelerating...

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market, the US unit of Tesco, this week launched Eatwell, a new line of more nutritious products. All eatwell products contain no more than 25% of the daily values (based...

The Food Standards Agency last Thursday published details of qualitative research exploring people’s preferences and understanding of the way in which salt and sodium information is presented on...

Kraft Foods announced its intention to reduce the salt content of its North American products by an average of 10% over the next two years. “We are reducing sodium because it’s good for consumers,...

US food manufacturer Heinz last week announced a reduction of sodium by 15 per cent in its core line of ketchup beginning mid year. “As the largest producer of ketchup in the U.S., Heinz is dedicated...

The salt content of food bought in UK supermarkets has reduced by the equivalent of nearly 8,000 tonnes in the past two years, according to new research. The research, conducted by Kantar Worldpanel on...