Unilever Food Solutions

  • Environmental sustainability can help poverty

    TAXES, INCENTIVES, regulations, subsidies, trade and public procurement need to be realigned to favour sustainable consumption and production patterns if the world wants to end poverty.   That’s according to the UN High Level Panel charged with setting the new… Read More

  • Operators not working hard enough to reduce waste

    RESTAURANTS OWNERS feel that food waste is an “inevitable part of the industry” and are not working hard enough to reduce waste. This is costing them significant sums of money.   That’s according to Mark Linehan, MD at the Sustainable… Read More

  • Side dishes to blame for food waste

    MORE THAN half of consumers leave food uneaten because the portions are too big or they have ordered too much, often in the form of side dishes.   New research published today, June 4th, shows that changes to portion sizes,… Read More

  • New app to help chefs cut food waste

    CHEFS are being offered a free app to help them keep track of the food waste in their kitchens and better assess how to reduce it.                   The technology has been developed… Read More

  • Footprint Awards Winners 2013 Revealed

    ANNE PIERCE, the CEO of The Springboard Charity, was last night [23rd May] revealed as the winner of the Footprint ‘Special Achievement’ award 2013, for her contribution to the social sustainability of the industry, at a ceremony held at RIBA,… Read More

  • Video: Footprint Awards 2012

    Watch this amazing film to get the vibe of the wonderful evening celebrating outstanding corporate achievement and responsible business in the foodservice industry. Congratulations to all the Winners and Runners Up.   Here they are again:   SUSTAINABLE USE OF… Read More

  • UFS sets school meal challenge

    UNILEVER FOOD Solutions (UFS) has pledged to donate 150,ooo meals to children in Indonesia.   The target has been set as part of the company’s support for the World Food Programme, and its aim to end child hunger in Indonesia.… Read More

  • Footprint Awards 2013 shortlist announced

    THE NOMINEES for the 2013 Footprint Awards – the industry’s only awards scheme encouraging sustainability and responsible business throughout the supply chain – have today been announced following a record number of entries.              … Read More

  • Restaurant food waste concern

    RESTAURANTS WASTE almost five times more food than the average UK household.   While hundreds of establishments have taken steps to reduce food waste, the industry average still stands at almost half a kilo of waste per diner.   The… Read More

  • FootprintCaseStudy: Pub plans meals to save waste

    Unilever Food Solutions ran a competition for chefs to win a business development session with Chris Barber, a food and business development expert and former chef to HRH Prince of Wales.  The Old Thatch in Killeagh, Cork, was one of… Read More