Drinks trends to be on the look out for this year include using nuts and seeds in beverages to create healthier serves, according to research from Mintel, which also predicts an increase in product launches.
Once the Alka-Seltzers have been returned to the medicine cabinet after the festive binge, customers will emerge from their party mentality in search of health food sanctuary. Enter the pub... Andrew Don reports
Pubs and other food and drink-serving outlets will be "shamed" into reducing the sugar content of their food by the Government, warns health secretary Jeremy Hunt and Public Health England (PHE) chief executive Duncan Selbie.
With rising levels of obesity, particularly among children, so strong in the public consciousness, it’s no surprise the Government wants to appear firm on health concerns. The Government is keen to be seen to tackle health problems and demonstrate that...
Britvic will continue to reformulate its soft drinks in line with targets the company set for itself before the government-announced sugar levy last week, managing director of Britvic Great Britain Paul Graham has said.
Consumers are pickier than ever, especially when it comes to foods that are perceived to be bad for health and the waistline. Here are nine things you need to know to put a succesful dessert offer on in your pub.
With billions being spent on trying to combat Britain’s growing obesity crisis and its subsequent diabetes epidemic, Nicholas Robinson and Daniel Woolfson take an in-depth look at the arguments for and against the latest quick fix to grab the headlines...
The introduction of a heavy tax on sugar would make things harder for pubs and brewers which already face considerable levels of tax including beer duty and business rates, the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) has warned.
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.
A campaign to dispel myths about the impact of sugar on diet and health has been launched ahead of National Sugar Week (30 November – 6 December), following celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s pressure on the government to implement a tax on high-sugary food...
Most UK drinkers don’t understand what’s in their beer according to a new study from There’s a Beer for That, with many believing that the nation’s favourite tipple has far more calories and sugar than it actually does.
Wetherspoons’ food developer Sophie Jennings has revealed how the high street pub chain was one of the top pubs for healthy children’s meals on the Soil Association’s Eating Out report yesterday (21 October).