Out of Home News Analysis

  • Foodservice Footprint plant-based Foodservice avoids plant-based pains Out of Home News Analysis

    Foodservice avoids plant-based pains

    You may have read that demand for plant-based products has peaked, but new data for the out of home sector suggests otherwise. By David Burrows. Beef, pork and chicken are popular foods in Great Britain. Data compiled by Circana, and… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint gloves The Friday Digest: New border regime lands at last Out of Home News Analysis  news-story-top news-email-top

    The Friday Digest: New border regime lands at last

    More than seven years after the UK public voted to leave the EU and two years after the end of the Brexit transition period, a new import regime for food will finally come into effect on Wednesday of next week. After five… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint pack Briefing: Wrap’s ‘next generation’ packaging pact  Out of Home News Analysis Waste  most-read

    Briefing: Wrap’s ‘next generation’ packaging pact 

    Can a new industry agreement to tackle plastic prevent another five years of poor performance? By David Burrows. Wrap’s future plastic pact plans. The environmental charity is consulting on a ‘successor agreement’ to its 2018 UK plastics pact. The original agreement… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint allergen1 Hospitality braced for new allergen rules Out of Home News Analysis

    Hospitality braced for new allergen rules

    The Food Standards Agency wants to make it a legal requirement for out of home businesses to provide written allergen information for non-prepacked foods. Nick Hughes reports. The way in which out of home food businesses provide allergen information to… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint mt-sample-background-1 The Friday Digest: Blue Mondays, anti-greenwashing rules and a grey area in packaging claims Out of Home News Analysis  news-story-top news-email-top

    The Friday Digest: Blue Mondays, anti-greenwashing rules and a grey area in packaging claims

    This week’s Digest spans the week beginning with ‘Blue Monday’ – regarded as the most depressing day of the year and which this year also marked the start of the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual conference in Davos, Switzerland. Read into that what… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint needle Comment: Caterers must collaborate on antibiotic use Out of Home News Analysis

    Comment: Caterers must collaborate on antibiotic use

    Businesses can expect to influence supply chain practices more effectively when they pool their resources and power, says Nick Hughes. “Sometimes you can’t make it on your own,” sang U2 frontman Bono on the band’s 2005 number one hit of… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint head2-copy Corporate social irresponsibility Out of Home News Analysis  most-read

    Corporate social irresponsibility

    Conscious and coordinated campaigns have managed to derail environmental agreements and regulations like COP28 and the Plastics Treaty. There are no winners if this continues. By David Burrows. COP meetings tend to be equal parts optimism and outrage. And so… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint burger2 Comment: Time to go big on blended burgers         Comment Out of Home News Analysis

    Comment: Time to go big on blended burgers        

    Could cultivated meat combined with plant-based ingredients satisfy consumers who are demanding more from sustainable burgers, asks David Burrows? It’s that time of year when people eschew meat and dairy: it is Veganuary. I won’t be partaking due to lack… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint pig2 Caterers must step up to the plate on antibiotic overuse Out of Home News Analysis  news-email most-read email-news

    Caterers must step up to the plate on antibiotic overuse

    Foodservice operators have found themselves in the line of fire for a lack of engagement with the issue of antibiotic resistance linked to meat supply chains. Nick Hughes reports.  Weak or non-existent antibiotic policies from the UK’s ten leading catering… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint UK The Friday Digest: Better labelling tops Barclay’s list of resolutions Out of Home News Analysis  news-story-top news-email-top

    The Friday Digest: Better labelling tops Barclay’s list of resolutions

    The timing of the Oxford Farming and Oxford Real Farming conferences in the first week of January ensures a steady stream of food and farming news greets each new calendar year. This year has been no exception with Defra secretary of state… Read More