Foodservice News and Information

  • 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 1000x666 Footprint Awards 2024 Winners announced Foodservice News and Information  news-email most-read email-news

    Footprint Awards 2024 Winners announced

    Sustainability was the focus last night as the out of home food sector gathered at RIBA in Central London to discover the winners of the 2024 Footprint Awards for sustainability excellence, headline sponsored by Nestlé Professional. Companies large and small… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Fish-story Concerns as farmed fish production exceeds wild catch for first time Foodservice News and Information  news-email email-news

    Concerns as farmed fish production exceeds wild catch for first time

    World fisheries and aquaculture production has hit a new high, with aquaculture production of aquatic animals surpassing wild fisheries for the first time, according to a new report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Target Novotel agrees to reduce meat and fish options in WWF deal Foodservice News and Information  news-email email-news

    Novotel agrees to reduce meat and fish options in WWF deal

    Novotel, Accor’s founding brand, has agreed an international partnership with WWF to help reduce its emissions and fight overfishing. As part of this it will develop a new action plan that will see it cut greenhouse gas emissions through changes… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Salmon-2-scaled Scotland’s salmon sector under scrutiny – again Foodservice News and Information  news-email email-news

    Scotland’s salmon sector under scrutiny – again

    Scotland’s Rural Affairs & Islands (RAI) Committee has launched a follow-up inquiry into the country’s salmon farming sector. The committee wants to understand if the recommendations it made to the Scottish Government in 2018, to address economic, social and environmental issues related to the… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Gas-flame UK commercial kitchens commit to phasing out gas cookers Foodservice News and Information  news-email email-news

    UK commercial kitchens commit to phasing out gas cookers

    UK property companies have joined a coalition to accelerate the shift from gas to electric kitchens. Lendlease Europe and Grosvenor Property UK committed to phase out gas from all new kitchens in their developments by 2030, and to retrofit existing… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Tractor Pilot promises accurate on-farm environmental data Foodservice News and Information  news-email email-news

    Pilot promises accurate on-farm environmental data

    A new research project will bring “integrity” to emissions data and environmental impact reporting of UK agriculture, according to AHDB. The £2.5m project, led by the levy board and Quality Meat Scotland, will baseline up to 170 farms across Great Britain. Beef,… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint carbon2 Carbon labels on the menus at this weekend’s Champions League final Foodservice News and Information  news-email email-news

    Carbon labels on the menus at this weekend’s Champions League final

    Carbon labels will appear on the menus at Wembley Stadium during tomorrow night’s UEFA Champions League final. The My Emissions carbon labels, which use an A-E rating system (A being low carbon and E being high carbon), will be displayed… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint eye2 UK sustainability standards to land in 2025 Foodservice News and Information  news-email email-news

    UK sustainability standards to land in 2025

    Businesses have been “put on notice”, say experts, following the news that new sustainability reporting requirements are set to be introduced next year as part of plans to make information more accessible to investors and the public. They will be… Read More