The numbers regarding heart disease are staggering. More than one in four Americans die as a result of the disease, and it is the leading cause of death for men and women. It impacts so many of us, either personally or through our connections to loved ones, friends and family.
Minneapolis-based General Mills says that, since 2005, it has improved the health profile of 73% of its U.S. Retail sales volume. The company’s Baking and Snack platforms include such brands as Betty Crocker, Fiber One, Food Should Taste Good, Lärabar and Pillsbury.
The American Bakers Association and Snack Food Association say the findings from a recent Institute of Medicine report add a new perspective to the national discussion of sodium’s role in the American diet.
Nu-Tek Food Science, Minnetonka, Minn., has signed an agreement with Tovani Benzaquen Ingredients, Sao Paulo, to distribute Nu-Tek Salt Advanced Formula Potassium Chloride to food manufacturers in Brazil.