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Insights and updates from Scotland's food and drink industry

Food and Drink Federation Scotland FDF Scotland

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Insights and updates from Scotland's food and drink industry

    Chewing the fat

    Chewing the fat

    Want to know more about how you can reduce the fat and saturated fat content of your food products? With new industry pressures such as promotional restrictions on products deemed High in Fat, Sugar and Salt (HFSS) coming into play in England this year, many manufacturers in Scotland are horizon scanning for and considering how similar legislation in Scotland could impact on them. Join us as we chat about reformulating for fat reduction, featuring:Joanne Burns, FDF ScotlandDerek Wyn...

    • 29 min
    Sodium solutions

    Sodium solutions

    The UK food industry has made incredible advances in salt reduction, but the population is still consuming an average of 2g per day over the recommended daily intake. With new industry pressures such as sales restrictions on products deemed High in Fat, Sugar and Salt (HFSS) coming in to play this year, we expect to see a new wave of salt focussed reformulation. With this in mind, do you have the information you need about salt’s role in food, and how to reduce it? If not, don’t wor...

    • 31 min
    Final interview with FDF's Chief Executive Ian Wright

    Final interview with FDF's Chief Executive Ian Wright

    Food and Drink Federation Scotland's CEO David Thomson carries out the final interview with the Food and Drink Federation's Chief Executive Ian Wright. Listen to this podcast to find out more about Ian's time at the FDF as well as the latest updates on what is currently happening in the food and drink industry. This podcast was recorded on 15 December 2021.

    • 38 min
    A spotlight on sugars

    A spotlight on sugars

    Sugar is a staple ingredient in many recipes, but consumers in the UK are now eating too much sugar with damaging impacts on their health. Food and drink manufacturers are responding to this by reducing the levels of sugars in their recipes, helping meet the growing consumer demand for healthier options and improve dietary health. Do you want to understand more about the types of sugar in your food? Maybe you are sceptical of how sugar could be replaced in food if it is such an impo...

    • 33 min
    Focus on Fibre

    Focus on Fibre

    Fibre is often the forgotten part of our diet, but it has the opportunity to be a solution to many reformulation challenges. This podcast discusses what fibre is, our current intake levels and the role and functionality of fibres within food manufacturing. The podcast is hosted by FDF Scotland’s Reformulation for Health Programme. We have input from:Jisun Lee, Head of Innovation, EDME Food IngredientsAmy Glass, UK Diet and Health Policy Manager, FDFJoanne Burns Reformulation for Health ...

    • 27 min
    A year in food and drink and what lies ahead

    A year in food and drink and what lies ahead

    Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Scotland is celebrating our first anniversary of podcasting. As part of this in our latest episode the FDF Scotland team talk about how the Scottish food and drink manufacturing industry responded positively to the challenges over the past year and what lies ahead for food and drink.More informationFor more information about FDF Scotland please visit: www.fdfscotland.org.uk.

    • 30 min

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