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Sodium Reduction

Sodium reduction

Sodium reduction is gaining heightened attention in the food industry today, especially the baked and snack foods categories. The efforts by food companies and suppliers to provide new technologies to reduce sodium are reviewed.

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FDA extends comment periods on sodium

- The deadlines move back for comments on both 2-year targets and 10-year targets for sodium reduction.

One salt crystal at a time

- Umami flavors and potassium bicarbonate may help companies meet the F.D.A.'s voluntary goals for sodium reduction.

Nestle and Chromocell work together to reduce sodium

- Nestle will continue to use Chromovert technology.

Spicing up sodium reduction

- Spices, herbs and seasonings add health benefits and naturally sourced color.

FDA issues sodium reduction guidance to industry for comment

- Guidance features 2-year and 10-year goals for sodium content.