• Foodservice Footprint F42-Review-10 Millenials drive demand for certified fish Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  Waitrose Wahaca Toby Middleton Tesco Sainsbury's news-email MSC McDonalds Lidl Ikea ecolabel Aldi

    Millenials drive demand for certified fish

    Shoppers’ spend on eco-labelled fish has increased for a fourth year running, according to new research by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). Total spend on seafood carrying the MSC ecolabel in the UK exceeded half a billion pounds (£754m) in… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint F42-Review-1 Ikea uses smart tech to slash waste Grocery sector news updates  Winnow news-email Michael La Cour LeanPath Ikea

    Ikea uses smart tech to slash waste

    Ikea has unveiled plans to halve the amount of food wasted in its global operations by 2020 as part of a new Food is Precious initiative. The Swedish retailer is using technology solutions from LeanPath and Winnow to measure the… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Brakes-Lorry Call for tougher truck emission policies Grocery sector news updates Out of Home sector news  news-email Nestlé Jean-Claude Juncker Ikea fuel efficiency targets

    Call for tougher truck emission policies

    Nestlé and Ikea are among a group of companies and NGOs calling for tighter fuel efficiency standards for new trucks. In an open letter sent to European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker they warned that current testing procedures do not go… Read More

  • Living wage could hurt future profits, says pub group

    MITCHELLS AND Butlers has raised concerns over the impact of the National Living Wage after posting overall sales growth in its third quarter trading.                           The pub group… Read More

  • Ikea first national retailer to promise living wage

    IKEA, THE Swedish retail giant, has become the first national UK retailer to promise to pay its staff the living wage. This means that staff throughout its 18 UK stores will receive a minimum basic rate of £7.85, or £9.15… Read More

  • Unilever saves 1m tonnes of C02 and commits to using 100% renewable energy

    UNILEVER HAS revealed that innovations such as using waste marmite to make energy has helped the company’s factories to save more than a million tonnes of CO2 and €244m since 2008.                  … Read More

  • Meatless balls

    IT TAKES some balls but the signs are that more food companies are beginning to look at changing their menus to incorporate more sustainable options.                       In an interview with 2degreesnetwork.com last month,… Read More

  • Reverse vending scheme could be extended in Scotland

    SCOTLAND’S ‘REVERSE VENDING’ scheme could be extended across the country after the success of the initial trial, which began earlier this year.   The Deposit Return Scheme rewards shoppers for returning drinks containers back to the shop of purchase for… Read More