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Here you will find the latest news from the CLYMBOL project.

Podcast on BBC: "Do You Know What You're Eating?"

July 19 2016 - The food scientist Chris Elliott, the software designer Jérôme Malavoy and CLYMBOL’s food labelling expert Monique Raats discuss where the ingredients we eat come from. The podcast "Do You Know What You're Eating?" is available on the BBC website.

New publication: The nutritional quality of foods carrying health-related claims in Germany, The Netherlands, Spain, Slovenia and the United Kingdom

July 13 2016 - Are the products carrying health claims more healthful than those who do not? CLYMBOL researchers compared food products with and without claims to find out! Read the article for more information: "The nutritional quality of foods carrying health-related claims in Germany, The Netherlands, Spain, Slovenia and the United Kingdom", published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

The paper can be found here.

New publications are available!

June 15 2016 - "CLYMBOL feature in Agro FOOD Industry Hi Tech"

CLYMBOL researchers have published two articles in Agro FOOD Industry Hi Tech’s special focus issue on health claims. We were further invited to write the editorial to this issue! The magazine is available in print and online, and all articles can be accessed for free, after registration.

Editorial: "What role is there for health-related information to guide consumer behaviour?" (Sophie Hieke, Igor Pravst, Klaus G. Grunert) click here.

Updates on the CLYMBOL project: "What is the role of health-related claims and symbols in consumer behaviour?" (Sophie Hieke, Tamara Cascanette, Igor Pravst, Asha Kaur, Hans van Trijp, Wim Verbeke, Klaus G Grunert) click here.

Results from our work on public health needs: "Do health and nutrition claims meet consumers’ health needs?” (Asha Kaur, Sophie Hieke, Mike Rayner) click here.

The new CLYMBOL podcasts have arrived!

May 17 2016 - Are you interested in more results from CLYMBOL research, on how health claims and symbols affect consumers in their food choice? We have recorded interviews with some of our lead researchers where they explain their findings - just for you! Click here to access and listen to all our podcasts.