Tag Archives: Tracey Rogers

New app to help chefs cut food waste

CHEFS are being offered a free app to help them keep track of the food waste in their kitchens and better assess how to reduce it.                   The technology has been developed by Unilever Food Solutions as part of its “United Against waste” campaign to help reduce…
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Restaurant food waste concern

RESTAURANTS WASTE almost five times more food than the average UK household.   While hundreds of establishments have taken steps to reduce food waste, the industry average still stands at almost half a kilo of waste per diner.   The Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) said such waste levels are “unacceptable”, and it is trying to…
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Information, Information, Information

AS The Nation gets chubbier, more and more companies are pledging to provide facts about how (un)healthy their food is. But do diners need or want them?   Albert Einstein once said that “the devil has put a penalty on all things we enjoy in life. Either we suffer in health or we suffer in…
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Grocers on track with waste targets

THE GROCERY sector has delivered on its commitments to cut waste up and down the supply chain.                             New figures released by WRAP show that supply chain waste has been cut by 8.8% – well ahead of the three-year target of 5%.…
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Unilever offers new nutrition training

UNILEVER FOOD Solutions (UFS) has launched an “industry-first” health and nutrition training programme to help lecturers raise awareness and improve catering students’ knowledge of nutrition in the workplace.   The interactive programme – called “Understanding Nutrition in Commercial Kitchens” – will help chefs better understand nutrition and the use of convenience ingredients in the professional…
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Healthy dishes are tasteless, say consumers

MORE THAN half of consumers would prefer healthy options when eating out of home, but just as many think these dishes are tasteless, un-filling and overpriced, according to Unilever Food Solutions’ latest World Menu Report.                   New research shows that diners think ‘light’ bites are tasteless and…
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