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  • Foodservice Footprint paint2-2 PLASTICS PACKAGE: Are new spirit bottles Virgin on greenwashing? Out of Home News Analysis

    PLASTICS PACKAGE: Are new spirit bottles Virgin on greenwashing?

    This month we say ‘eau no’ to water in a can, chew over the latest fibre-based NPD, and reveal a bitter twist in aviation’s aluminium bottle race. By David Burrows. “Drinking canned water is a way to lead a life of… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Junk-crop1 Junk food diets weigh heavily on children’s health Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  news-email

    Junk food diets weigh heavily on children’s health

    Poor quality diets linked to junk food consumption are causing a significant decline in children’s health, according to new research. Children in England are now shorter and more likely to have obesity and type 2 diabetes than they were a… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint waste2 EU food waste targets lack ambition Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  news-email

    EU food waste targets lack ambition

    EU environment ministers have faced criticism for a lack of ambition over new legally binding food waste reduction targets. At a meeting this week, the Council of the EU agreed to support a proposal from the European Commission to set… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Screenshot-2024-06-20-at-15.49.09 The Friday Digest: Voters demand climate leadership Out of Home News Analysis  news-email-top

    The Friday Digest: Voters demand climate leadership

    Environmental issues are still struggling for air time during this election campaign but that doesn’t reflect a lack of concern among members of the public. A new survey released by WWF ahead of Saturday’s ‘Restore nature now’ demonstration in London… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint farm1 Comment: Food policy needs a designated driver Comment Out of Home News Analysis

    Comment: Food policy needs a designated driver

    The party manifestos contain some useful, piecemeal policies but we remain as far away from a holistic food strategy as we’ve ever been, says Nick Hughes. On Monday morning, I found myself re-reading a speech Michael Gove gave to the Oxford Farming… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint 10-Downing-St-scaled What’s in the election manifestos? Out of Home News Analysis

    What’s in the election manifestos?

    As the main parties set out their core offer to voters, clear dividing lines are emerging on issues such as net-zero and public health. By Nick Hughes. Following three weeks spent largely dealing in pithy soundbites and caustic criticism, the… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint invest2 THE FRIDAY DIGEST: Ready, offset, go: carbon consequences and controversies. Out of Home News Analysis  news-story-top news-email-top

    THE FRIDAY DIGEST: Ready, offset, go: carbon consequences and controversies.

    This week there is the small matter of political party manifestos being published. However, Labour had yet to publish theirs by the time we sat down to squeeze out this week’s Digest, so you’ll have to wait until our special report… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint chicken Comment: It’s as cheap as … chicken Comment Out of Home News Analysis

    Comment: It’s as cheap as … chicken

    Costco is selling whole chickens for $5 in the US. What on earth is going on, asks David Burrows. In 2008, Tesco created a stir by selling whole chickens for £1.99. The supermarket said it was going to stock more… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint eye2 Bumpy start for EPR after big names miss deadline Out of Home News Analysis

    Bumpy start for EPR after big names miss deadline

    Most major food and drink companies have complied with new packaging reporting requirements. What price will the laggards pay? By David Burrows. Extended producer responsibility for packaging (or pEPR): the significance of this long-time-coming regulation is in the name. Or… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint carbon2 The Friday Digest: squeeze on orange supplies leaves bitter taste Out of Home News Analysis  news-story-top news-email-top

    The Friday Digest: squeeze on orange supplies leaves bitter taste

    The ten-day Bonn Climate Change Conference (June 3rd to 13th) started this week. It’s a halfway house to the COP29 shindig in November. Climate finance, as ever, will be high on the agenda (and rightly so). There will also be discussions relating… Read More