‘Globesity’ gets more critical every day – but people still crave the sweets, snacks and desserts they have loved for so long.
How are companies responding to this public health epidemic, and is ‘self-regulation’ in the form of smaller portions and low-sugar varieties enough? Or are public policymakers right to intervene with sugar taxes or mandatory reformulation? What’s in store for sweeteners?
In a changing food landscape we debate the role and reputation of sugar and other sweeteners.
Vice President Regulatory Affairs & Nutrition Communication
Graham MacGregor, PhD
University of Cambridge