Why are we undertaking this project?
Reducing calorie intake is a major part of diet and health initiatives. Understanding the technical functions of dietary fibre in products and
their potential for calorific density reduction can support innovation of lower calorie products. This will help meet the Public Health England
challenge of a 20% reduction in calories and will help increase the daily intake of dietary fibre.
What are we doing as part of this project?
Providing an understanding of the functionality of dietary fibres, potential new sources of fibre and which fibres perform best in certain