Posts Tagged salt

Salt levels slashed in shop bread

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Supermarket bread contains 20 per cent less salt than it did a decade ago, according to new research. Bread is a major source of salt in the diet, providing almost […]

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Preservatives in food

Preservatives work by killing the micro organism or preventing it from growing

Humans have always found ways to preserve their food to stop it spoiling before it can be eaten. Many of the bacteria and moulds that grow on food can be […]

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Flavourings

Coffee has more than 800 different aromachemicals.

One of the most important qualities of our food is the flavour – it has to taste good. All flavours are a subtle mix of the five basic tastes – […]

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‘Cheapest’ lunchtime meal unveiled

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Britain’s ‘cheapest’ lunchtime meal has been unveiled – the toast sandwich. The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) is reviving the mid-Victorian dish, which consists of two slices of bread around […]

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Global additives market on the up

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Global sales of food and drink additives reached £17.3 billion last year, according to a new report. The best performing sectors include enzymes, acidulants and hydrocolloids, says Leatherhead Food Research’s […]

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Salt in bread

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THE STORY: A third of breads contain more salt than recommended under guidelines being introduced next year, according to campaign group CASH (Campaign for Action on Salt and Health). The […]

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