Leatherhead Food Research

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    Water: you need to worry

    Water stress and shortages are already impacting foodservice, from smoothies and sugar cane to chocolate bars and bottling plants. Amy Fetzer reports on a Footprint Forum designed to wring out solutions. Sitting inside Innocent’s London head office on a wet… Read More

  • New Year, new nominees for the Health & Vitality Honours 2016

    THE ROLL OF Honour for the 2016 Health & Vitality Honours has today been announced by sustainability champion Footprint, after much anticipation from the Food Industry. Now in its fourth year, the Health & Vitality Honours is the platform for… Read More

  • Kids’ advertising leaves sour taste

    CONFECTIONERY, CEREALS and soft drinks aimed at children are now worth £50bn globally, but promises made by manufacturers to clean up their act have been broken.                            … Read More

  • Functional foods market increases in size

    A NEW report from Leatherhead Food Research has revealed that the global market for food and drinks offering functional health benefits continues to increase in size.                           According… Read More

  • At sixes and sevens

    NEW RESEARCH has suggested that five-a-day guideline for fruit and veg consumption should be lifted to seven-a-day. Footprint asked foodservice experts whether it’s achievable and, if so, how. Nicky Martin is head of nutrition at Compass Group UK & Ireland… Read More

  • Foodservice industry called on to increase health and wellbeing policies

    FOOTPRINT AND Eating Better join forces to engage businesses on showcasing best practice around sustainable diets and the cost effectiveness it can deliver.                     Senior officials representing the UK’s leading foodservice… Read More

  • Lucky number seven

    NEW RESEARCH suggests that recommended guidelines for daily frui and veg intake need to increase from five portions to seven. This could be hard to swallow given current intakes.   When it comes to fruit and veg seven is the… Read More

  • Steve Osborn: Leatherhead Food’s business innovation manager

    2014 SUSTAINABILITY Trends: Food Security                           Assuring a sustainable supply of food is set to present one of the grand challenges of the next decade and an essential… Read More

  • The foodservice sector is NO poor relation when it comes to Health & Vitality initiatives

    “THE FOODSERVICE sector isn’t the poor relation of grocery retail when it comes to health and vitality initiatives”!   This was the overwhelming message delivered by industry experts from across the hospitality industry who gathered at the Department of Health… Read More

  • My Viewpoint: Steve Osborne looks at lab burgers and GM

    IT’S BEEF, but not as we know it. Steve Osborne takes a look at whether the public will see lab burgers in the same light as GM food.                        … Read More