‘Barely more than a pile of sugar’: Australian consumer group finds toddlers’ snacks lacking

Research from the Australian consumer advocacy group Choice has found many snacks marketed for small children have misleading packaging that belies high sugar contents. Choice reviewed 78 packaged toddler foods, comparing the pack’s imagery and product claims with the nutritional information and ingredients list, and found that 58% contained added sugars that were harmful to […]

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BAT first-half sales top estimates buoyed by cigarette alternatives

British American Tobacco (BATS.L) on Wednesday backed its full-year outlook after reporting stronger-than-expected rise in first-half revenue, driven by strong demand for its vaping and oral nicotine products. The FTSE-listed company said 2.6 million more customers took up its cigarette alternative products such as Vuse e-cigarettes and Velo oral nicotine pouches in the first half […]

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‘This is the story of my life’: Jock Zonfrillo stands by controversial memoir

A stoush has erupted between the publisher of celebrity chef Jock Zonfrillo’s memoir, Simon & Schuster, and Nine, the publisher of the Sydney Morning Herald and the Age. A widely circulated cover story published in Good Weekend magazine on Saturday suggested there were contradictions between Zonfrillo’s recollections of his time spent with celebrated British chef […]

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