news-email

  • 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-16.03.49 E.coli outbreak linked to salad leaves Grocery sector news updates  news-email

    E.coli outbreak linked to salad leaves

    Some of the UK’s leading food-to-go suppliers have recalled a range of products due to possible contamination with E.coli. Dozens of different sandwich types sold in supermarkets and convenience stores have been withdrawn from sale as a precautionary step following… Read More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 Barley Regenerative beer on the way as barley is harvested Drinks Sector News  news-email email-news

    Regenerative beer on the way as barley is harvested

    Heineken has announced its first harvest of barley from its “large-scale regenerative agriculture model”.  The crop has been produced on 25,000 hectares of land managed by 200 members of Vivescia, the French cooperative farming and food processing group. The number… 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 Kate-Cawley-copy-scaled Comment. People over pledges: why connection is key Comment  news-email email-news

    Comment. People over pledges: why connection is key

    Healthy people need a healthy planet. Which is why transforming our food system is both essential and inevitable, says Kate Cawley. Huge amounts of research, thought, and practice have gone into finding out how to transform for the better; so… Read More