When is a food company not a food company?

A crowded room, too narrow for the number of people jostling for tea, coffee and the pastries on offer. A chance for people from the food industry to mingle with university researchers and find common ground. A chance for academics...
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Coca-Cola ingredients: High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) & sugar

A standard 330ml can of coke contains no nutrients other than 139kcal-worth of energy. A McDonald’s ‘standard’ coke, however, is 950ml and contains 400kcal, a fifth of our daily energy requirement. My understanding is that there isn’t any high fructose corn...
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Coca-Cola ingredients: Caffeine

The name Coca-Cola comes from two psychoactive drugs in their early formulation, coca meaning cocaine and caffeine from the kola-nut. An earlier blogpost was about Coca-Cola’s relationship with cocaine. In this blogpost, we explore the ‘cola’ element of their...
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