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  • Foodservice Footprint 1000X666SL Footprint Awards 2024 Shortlist announced! Foodservice News and Information  news-email most-read email-news

    Footprint Awards 2024 Shortlist announced!

    We are delighted to announce the shortlist for Footprint Awards 2024, 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… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Footprint-Waste-Awards-Nov-2023-10-1 Fizz firm requests furlough for staff due to climate change Drinks Sector News  news-email email-news

    Fizz firm requests furlough for staff due to climate change

    Cava producer Freixenet SA this week asked the Spanish government to approve the furlough of up to 615 workers after a years-long drought has hit grape yields.  The “terrible drought, originated by climate change, is affecting us since 2021 but… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint plant-based Processing of meat and dairy alternatives puts consumers off Foodservice News and Information  news-email email-news

    Processing of meat and dairy alternatives puts consumers off

    Concerns over processing level are putting many consumers off choosing plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy products, according to research by EIT Food. Plant-based substitutes (such as vegetarian chicken pieces and vegan cheese slices) are seen as ultra-processed foods (UPFs)… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Screenshot-2019-02-21-at-14.11.56-e1550758367748 Campaigners flag worrying rise in oil lobbyists at plastics talks Foodservice News and Information  news-email email-news

    Campaigners flag worrying rise in oil lobbyists at plastics talks

    Some 196 fossil fuel and chemical industry lobbyists have registered for the critical fourth session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-4) to advance a global plastics treaty. A new analysis from the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL), in collaboration… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Untitled-1-copy Tread carefully along the thin green line Event Reports Out of Home News Analysis Round Tables  news-email most-read email-news

    Tread carefully along the thin green line

    New rules relating to making green claims are confusing, which is bad news for food companies and good news for lawyers. David Burrows reports. “Green, green, it’s green they say”. Two researchers from the Centre for Climate Resilience at the University… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Deforestation2 Palm oil progress must speed up  Foodservice News and Information  news-email email-news

    Palm oil progress must speed up 

    Food businesses have been urged to accelerate action on sourcing sustainable palm oil after a new assessment found companies are failing to halt the destruction of crucial forests and natural ecosystems. WWF’s latest palm oil buyers scorecard found pockets of good progress… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint pack Snacks and veg packaging fuels plastic waste Foodservice News and Information  news-email email-news

    Snacks and veg packaging fuels plastic waste

    UK households are discarding an estimated 90 billion plastic pieces annually, with only 17% being recycled at home, according to a new survey. The ‘big plastic count’, conducted by Greenpeace UK and Everyday Plastic, saw nearly 225,000 people from over… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint shutterstock_120104677-copy Campaigners demand sustainability standards for ready-made meals Grocery sector news updates  news-email email-news

    Campaigners demand sustainability standards for ready-made meals

    Standards should be set for the health and sustainability of ready-made meals, according to campaigners, after research found unhealthy, high-carbon options dominate the European market. The study, conducted by system change company Systemiq for 10 Europe-wide consumer and environmental organisations, concluded… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint fence2 Political Print: Labour plays it safe on food policy  Out of Home News Analysis  news-email most-read email-news

    Political Print: Labour plays it safe on food policy 

    The party’s food and farming lead was dismissive of the government’s record at a recent conference but gave little signal that Labour has the appetite for deep reform. By Nick Hughes. “We do believe in having a [food] strategy and… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint strawberries ‘Forever chemicals’ found in fruit and veg Foodservice News and Information  news-email email-news

    ‘Forever chemicals’ found in fruit and veg

    Campaigners have stressed the urgent need to better understand the health risks associated with ingesting so-called ‘forever chemicals’ after research found evidence of their presence in a variety of fruit and vegetables. PAN UK, a campaign group, analysed the latest… Read More