Tag Archives: Caroline Fry

Foodservice must fight the flab

Forget the barriers and the lack of powerful policy, it’s time for action on obesity reports Amy Fetzer. You wouldn’t expect an event about a widely panned policy instrument to have an upbeat, positive vibe, but this week’s Footprint Forum: Fat Load of Use - Foodservice and the Childhood Obesity Strategy, in association with CH&Co…
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Is foodservice ahead on gender equality?

Britain’s boardrooms need more women but the foodservice sector is well ahead on gender equality, argues CH&Co Group's Caroline Fry. I was interested to read the recent Lord Davies recommendations about ensuring that the boards of FTSE 350 companies are at least one-third women by 2020. It got me thinking about the past 24 years…
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Charlton House makes more salt cuts two years ahead of target

OVER 1,500 foods hit new salt reduction targets as business delivers on Government Public Health Responsibility Deal Pledge.                       On the first anniversary of its commitment to the Government’s 2017 Public Health Responsibility Deal on salt reduction Charlton House has reached the set targets on 60%…
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2015 Health and Vitality Honours Winners announced

LORDS CRICKET Ground today played host to the UK’s foodservice industry, as their achievements working behind-the-scenes to improve the nation’s health and wellbeing were recognised at this year’s Health & Vitality Honours during a lunchtime ceremony.                       The 2015 Health & Vitality Honours – hosted…
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At sixes and sevens

NEW RESEARCH has suggested that five-a-day guideline for fruit and veg consumption should be lifted to seven-a-day. Footprint asked foodservice experts whether it's achievable and, if so, how. Nicky Martin is head of nutrition at Compass Group UK & Ireland   Increasingly fruit and vegetable consumption is hugely important. Ideally we should aim to eat more…
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Forgotten fruits

DID YOU know that the UK has one of the largest fruit collections in the world? The National Fruit Collection, owned by Defra, is home to 3,500 named apple, pear, plum, cherry, bush fruit, vine and cob nut cultivars. It’s part of an international programme to protect plant genetic resources for the future.      …
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Demystifying the deep

A NEW online tool will help foodservice businesses compare and contrast the 16 seafood certification schemes on the market.                             Sustainable sourcing of seafood is one of the most difficult challenges facing foodservice businesses. It is also one of the most high-profile.…
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