Healthy options

FSA chief scientific adviser Guy Poppy

Consumers demand more food information

By Nicholas Robinson

Your customers want to know more about their food than ever before, leading consumer research released by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has revealed.

Call for exercise-equivalent calorie labelling

Healthy options

Call for exercise-equivalent calorie labelling

By Oli Gross

The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) has called for 'activity-equivalent' calorie labelling, which would show how much exercise would be required to burn off calories contained in food and drink.

Grains, such as quinoa, will remain popular in 2016, according to Vegetarian Express

#TryJanuary

Vegetarian food draws customers to pubs in January

By Nicholas Robinson

Heavily-promoting healthy food options in January can tempt fat-fighting consumers through pub doors during the period of self-restraint, a vegetarian and vegan food distributor has claimed.

Key healthy food trends for foodservice sector in 2016

Trends

Healthy food options: what's coming in 2016?

By Nicholas Robinson

As more people decide they know what’s best for their own health, Alison Baker looks at how pubs can offer food and drink to meet requirements

67% of men and 57% of women respectively in the UK are overweight or obese

Sugar Tax

Sugar tax and nutritional labelling enforced under lobby group’s plans

By Nicholas Robinson

Prime Minister David Cameron is facing increased pressure from the sugar lobby group Action on Sugar (AoS) to implement a heavy tax on sugary food and drink and to enforce nutritional labelling on menus to help tackle the UK’s growing obesity epidemic.

Soil Association calls for traffic light labelling on menus

Obesity debate

Mandatory nutrition labelling on pub menus

By Nicholas Robinson

Government should make nutritional information on pub menus mandatory to help combat the UK’s growing obesity crisis, a senior Soil Association policy advisor has urged.