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Front-of-pack (FOP) labelling of foods and beverages

Dean, M, Spence, M, Hodgkins, C and Raats, MM (2015) Front-of-pack (FOP) labelling of foods and beverages In: Advances in Food and Beverage Labelling Information and Regulations. Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition: Number 272 (7). Woodhead Publishing Limited, pp. 113-131. ISBN 1782420851

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Many food and drink products now display nutritional information on the front of the food package, so called front-of-pack (FOP) nutrition labels or nutrition signpost labels, which serve to provide a simple and visible summary of the products nutritional quality. This chapter reviews FOP labelling in the EU. It covers the history of FOP development, the different types of FOP labelling, the underpinnings of the different FOP schemes as well as ways of classifying FOP schemes. The impact FOP labels have on consumers and the food industry are discussed with a useful section on future trends. A list of review papers are presented for further reading.

Item Type: Book Section
Divisions : Surrey research (other units)
Authors :
Dean, M
Spence, M
Editors :
Berryman, P
Date : 20 January 2015
DOI : 10.1533/9781782420934.2.113
Uncontrolled Keywords : Front-of-pack, FOP, Nutrition labelling
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Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 17 May 2017 10:37
Last Modified : 23 Jan 2020 16:08

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