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Popcorn Survey Media Coverage


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National Newspapers:
Daily Mail - ‘Cinema popcorn with 5 days’ worth of sugar’, page 29
Daily Mirror – ‘Film popcorn in sugar alert,’ page 20
Metro – 'Fancy some popcorn? It could blow a healthy diet’, page 13

Online: - How healthy is popcorn *really*?
BT - Warning over ‘unhealthy’ popcorn
Daily Mail - The cinema popcorn with five days' worth of sugar: Other packs can contain almost an entire days salt consumption
Food Manufacturer - Lobbyists: Popcorn’s ‘health’ claims ‘misleading’
Food World News - Cinema popcorn salt sugar: 30 teaspoons of sugar per pack or entire recommended intake for UK moviegoers
Herald – Bad news for popcorn lovers…
Irish Examiner - How healthy is popcorn *really*?
Mirror - Cinema popcorn has more than 30 teaspoons of sugar and should carry health warning experts say
Perfect Science - Certain popcorn brands having extremely high levels of salt and sugar
Sunday World - Popcorn health myths busted
Times of Malta - Warning over ‘unhealthy’ cinema popcorn in the UK
Telegraph - How much salt and sugar does cinema popcorn contain?

Lancashire Telegraph – East Lancs cinema popcorn slammed for salt levels
Western Daily Press - Popcorn is not the healthy snack that many people believe it to be
Blackpool Gazette - Popcorn 'not such a healthy snack' Article also featured in: 
Chorley Guardian 
Fleetwood Today
Garstang Today
Lancashire Evening Post 
Longridge Today
Lytham Today
St Helen's Today
Wigan Today



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