Tag Archives: Health & Vitality Honours

A healthy advantage

Footprint’s Health and Vitality Honours were announced in January. Four key insights from this years Health & Vitality Honours. Foodservice can achieve cultural change Health and wellbeing is certainly on trend: 89% of people report they want to make dietary changes to improve their health, while recent reports show salads overtaking fish and chips on…
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RIP Responsibility Deal?

THE GOVERNMENT’S public health responsibility deal is being wound down, according to a report in the Sunday Times. Sources told the paper that the industry continues to work on the voluntary pledges, but there have been no meetings since the election.   The website also clearly states that the content was “published under the 2010…
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Business Sustainability news goes online as Footprint launches app

Footprint Media Group, the UK’s leading source of information for sustainability in the foodservice industry launches a dynamic, interactive app magazine which offers users access to a vast array of multimedia content as well as interactivity capabilities.                         The new app has been described…
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Childhood obesity starting younger and more common

CHILDREN BORN since the 1980s are three times more likely than older generations to be obese, a new study by University College London has found.                           Prof Rebecca Hardy and her colleagues studied data from more than 56,000 people born in Britain between…
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One third of diners rarely think about health when eating out

Over the bank holiday this weekend, many Brits will be taking the opportunity to toast the end of the summer by enjoying a meal out, or ordering a meal in.   However, it seems that what was once a special treat has become a weekly event for many, as new research from Mintel reveals that…
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Foodservice industry called on to increase health and wellbeing policies

FOOTPRINT AND Eating Better join forces to engage businesses on showcasing best practice around sustainable diets and the cost effectiveness it can deliver.                     Senior officials representing the UK’s leading foodservice companies, industry organisations and the Department of Health gathered today [15th July] to debate the…
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Cut sugar intake by half, says SACN report

ACCORDING TO a new draft report by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) the public need to halve their daily intake of sugar to help prevent the obesity crisis from getting worse.                           The SACN provide scientific advice for the government in…
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Nestlé Professional commits to 2017 Salt Reduction Pledge

LEADNG FOODSERVICE supplier Nestlé Professional UK&I has announced it has signed up to the F9 Salt Reduction 2017 pledge; the latest Government Responsibility Deal initiative to help consumers further reduce their salt intake which was officially launched in May.                     The latest initiative from the Department…
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