UK: Nestle cuts artificial flavours

2012-03-02 19:56

Geneva - The Swiss group Nestle said on Friday it was the first company in Britain to remove artificial flavours in all its confectionery products such as Smarties or Rolo.

The company said in a statement that it had replaced artificial colours, flavours and preservatives with natural ingredients in all 79 confectionery products it sells in Britain.

Carrot, hibiscus, radish, and lemon are some of the ingredients Nestle has used to provide colour or flavour its confectionery range.

Nestle said it made the changes after seven years of consumer research which showed that three quarters of British people look for products without artificial additives when buying confectionery.

The company had already removed artificial ingredients from all its drinks in Britain, including Nesquik.

Similar initiatives are already underway in Canada and a number of other European markets, said Nestle, the world's biggest food company.

  • Fred - 2012-03-02 20:06

    Good news. But the world's food companies move way too slow.

  • Nicholas - 2012-03-02 21:04

    Aw, how boring!

  • Godfrey - 2012-03-03 04:15

    Nestle - the biggest researchers and peddlers of artificial flavours in the world. They have obviously been caught doing something horrendously wrong to do this. So this spin is just part of a cover up. I don't buy their coffee any more because of all the artificial smells, colourants and flavour used to make, what is essentially, artificial coffee.

  • Vadim - 2012-03-19 12:52

    Hugo Chavez! Cancer is money of cancer research organizations. These organizations can't understand the Ferromagnetic Theory-2006 of Cancer. 2012-2006=6 Warburg's theory that cancer starts from irreversible injury to cellular respiration eventually fell out of favor amid research pointing to genomic mutations as the cause of uncontrolled cell growth. Ferromagnetic Theory-2006 of Cancer (Iron Conception) [clinical and molecular biological aspects]: 1) Any human cell is a society of dia-, para-, superpara-, ferri- and ferromagnetic nanoparticles. 2) Any onco-pathology and ALS work by intracellular superpara-, ferri- and ferromagnetic nanoparticles. Intracellular molecules FeO;Fe2O3;Fe3O4 'create' intracellular superpara-, ferri- and ferromagnetic nanoparticles. These nanoparticles are able chaotically distort DNA / shift chromosomes by local magnetic fields. 3) Non-complicated anti-iron methods of the Old Testament can beat Cancer and ALS (intracellular superpara-ferri-ferromagnetic infections). Cancer patients-2012 must receive anti-cancer anti-iron intratumoral injections [sulfur (2%) + olive oil (98%)] by ceramic needles. These intratumoral injections will initiate harmless infiltrations (deposits of cells that die; harmless necroses). Accurate anti-iron slow blood loss (even 75%) [hemoglobin control] and anti-iron goat’s milk diet will neutralize any micro-metastases ; ; Vadim Shapoval

  • vadim.shapoval.5 - 2012-12-12 14:32

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