Tag Archives: Caffe Nero

Food chains join forces to cut sugar

Some of the high street’s biggest food chains have signed up to a series of new health targets including a 20% reduction in sugar by 2020. The alliance, which includes Caffè Nero, Costa, Greggs, McDonald’s and Mitchells & Butlers, has created a new code of practice with the aim of driving responsible behaviour in product…
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Businesses sign landmark paper cup agreement

McDonald’s and Starbucks are among fourteen organisations to have signed a new agreement to accelerate UK recycling of paper cups. The cross-industry collaboration is being coordinated by trade body the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE UK) and is expected to result in significant progress in PE lined paper cup recycling over the…
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Plastic bags, paper cups and Pigouvian taxes

Will a tax on disposable items be Coffey’s cup of tea? Hold the front page: the government has met – nay, exceeded – a waste target. Last month, DEFRA published data on plastic bag use. In the first six months of the bag tax in England, consumption has fallen to about 500m. That puts us on…
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“Fantastic” bag tax results put cups in spotlight

England is using six billion fewer single use plastic bags since the introduction of a 5p charge. Data published by Defra over the weekend shows that over 7 billion carrier bags were issued by seven main retailers in 2014. But in the six months since the levy was introduced (in October 2015) consumption has fallen…
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Milk crisis comes to our doorsteps

FARMERS SUFFERING from low prices have so far targeted supermarkets with their protest but foodservice firms can’t afford to ignore the issue, writes David Burrows. The milk crisis has finally spilled over into the foodservice sector. In recent weeks retail representatives have been urging consumers and campaigners to challenge other food outlets on their procurement…
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My viewpoint

STARBUCKS MIGHT have got the (unwanted) headlines, but independent coffee shops are very much part of one of the UK’s biggest news stories of 2012. phil howells, who part-owns the Manchester coffee shop Caffeine and Co, says it could be the start of a revolution.                     …
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On-the-go gourmet in demand

WHEN IT COMES to food-on-the-go, quality is what people want, according to new research by Horizons.   The latest “Ones to Watch” report shows that the focus remains on established favourites, such as burgers and hot dogs, but with a gourmet edge.   Healthy eating was also identified as a key trend. Nutritious, appetising food…
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