Tag Archives: Nestle Professional

Report: Healthier reformulation is a recipe for success

Reformulating products to make them healthier helps companies meet unrecognised customer need and keep pace with new market trends to create valuable business opportunities, according to a new report. Commissioned by Nestlé Professional and produced by Footprint, the Recipe for Change report is an actionable, non-technical industry guide. It outlines how foodservice can help tackle…
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Nestlé chief calls for obesity regulation

The chief executive of Nestlé has broken ranks among food manufacturers to call for more regulation to tackle obesity. Writing in The Grocer, Dame Fiona Kendrick, chairman and CEO of Nestlé UK & Ireland, said that while the government’s Childhood Obesity Plan created “a watershed in public health policy for the food industry”, it was…
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Footprint Awards Shortlist 2016 announced – Are You Amongst the Best of the Best?

The shortlist for Footprint Awards has been announced, revealing the foodservice and hospitality sector’s leading responsible business initiatives. Footprint Awards remains the only initiative to honour the achievements of companies in the area of sustainability and responsible business practice. These awards are open to organisations at every stage in the food supply chain from growers, producers, manufacturers and distributors, through to all hospitality and foodservice operators in both public and private sectors, their suppliers and other stakeholders such as NGOs and specialist support services.

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Nutrition must become a mandatory part of catering college syllabuses

NUTRITIONAL EDUCATION must become explicitly embedded in catering colleges’ syllabuses. This was the overall conclusion to a Footprint Intelligence focus group held yesterday at Westminster Kingsway College.                   Diet related illnesses are expected to have cost the NHS 15.8bn in 2015. With one in 6 meals eaten…
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New Year, new nominees for the Health & Vitality Honours 2016

THE ROLL OF Honour for the 2016 Health & Vitality Honours has today been announced by sustainability champion Footprint, after much anticipation from the Food Industry. Now in its fourth year, the Health & Vitality Honours is the platform for businesses to showcase best practice and be recognised for their remarkable efforts which are making…
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Footprint Insight: Nothing is new but everything is different

SUSTAINABILITY IN business is constantly evolving, so how can an organisation keep its approach not only up-to-date but market leading? Amy Fetzer reports on a Bidvest steering group set up to answer just that question. How can we maintain sustainability in our DNA, keep ahead of the marketplace, and make sure stakeholders meet their client…
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Footprint’s campaign to highlight sustainability in education gathers even more pace

CONTINUING THE campaign to raise awareness around the importance of sustainability on the national curriculum, Footprint joined Zac Goldsmith in the House of Commons this week.   Last December Footprint Forum in partnership with TUCO and in association with Fairtrade convened to discuss Ethics in Education. Earlier this year Footprint teamed up with Nestlé Professional for…
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Footprint Awards 2015: What the industry said….

What do you get when you put some chickens, an ex-rugby international and a dishwasher salesman on a podium together at an awards do? You get a tremendously funny, yet informative night, as the Footprint Awards 2015 showed. The sustainability elite of the foodservice industry gathered together to celebrate achievements, share winning strategies, catch up…
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In training for a sustainable future…

“In our industry, ‘being sustainable’ is more than an expectation. It is taken as given. However, to truly embed it in the ways of working, the concept has to be introduced and practiced at grass roots level.”                   Susan Gregory, Head of Food at Nestlé Professional, talks…
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Footprint Awards shortlist reveals industry’s green leaders

THE SHORTLIST for the prestigious Footprint Awards has been announced, revealing the foodservice and hospitality sector’s leading sustainable companies.                     The annual awards scheme this year celebrates its fifth anniversary, and remains the only initiative to honour the sustainable achievements of companies across the entire food…
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