Industry event reports

Event reports from the key events, forums, panels and conferences in the out of home food and drink industry

Responsible Business Recovery Forum Report: Operational delivery & supply chain responsibility

Operational delivery and supply chain responsibility - 9th July 2020 Speakers: David Read, chairman, Prestige Purchasing Julian Hunt, VP public affairs and communications, Coca-Cola European Partners Justin Turquet, head of sustainability, Bunzl Stephen Brennan, supply chain director, Aramark Angela Cannon, Commercial director, Li & Fung Jessica Sanderson, senior solutions consultant, Fourth Key takeaways:  Foodservice and…
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Key learnings from Health & Vitality 2019

Nudges, nutrition, and the need for urgent action: key learnings from the 2019 Health and Vitality Honours. Amy Fetzer reports You could feel it in the air: the change in pitch. Health, and food’s impact on the health of the planet, has become mainstream. And at the 2019 Health and Vitality Honours, the excitement about…
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Six key learnings from the Footprint Awards

The Footprint Awards are a barometer for the foodservice industry, celebrating the latest innovations and sustainability successes in the industry whilst resetting the bar by highlighting how best practice has become standard practice. Amy Fetzer reveals six key learnings from the 2017 awards. Tackle the issues consumers care about Today’s consumer demands authenticity, transparency and…
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Industry’s most responsible CPOs recognised at TBL 2017

Last night, the elite of the industry’s purchasing professionals gathered at the Haymarket Hotel for the 2017 Triple Bottom Line Awards, recognising procurement excellence, in partnership with Prestige Purchasing and sponsored by Watts Farms.  TBL 2017 has been the most competitive in the initiative’s three year history. Disciplines contested were: Competitive Difference Through Supply Chain…
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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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Three and Easy

The Footprint Triple Bottom Line awards are recognising companies which look to turn a profit from going green. Euromonitor research found that green credentials have become mainstream. They may not be the main determiner, but consumers expect them alongside attributes such as quality and functionality and use them as part of their decision-making process when…
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And the honours go to….

From harnessing social norms to healthy vending, the Health & Vitality Honours showcase ideas that need spreading. Amy Fetzer reports from this year’s awards ceremony. Did you know that just telling your customers that most people have vegetables with their meal will get more of them ordering greens? Or that if you ditch high-calorie junk…
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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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