Tesco shows commitment to consumers by promoting healthier, affordable foods

In a continued effort to help shoppers eat healthier, UK supermarket Tesco announced it will not sell foods high in fat, salt or sugar in volume-led promotions. Though the Government announced it will not restrict multi-buy deals of so-called HHFS until at least 2025, Tesco is still committed to trying to promote “affordable, healthy, sustainable […]

Tesco launches £5 million grant programme to improve health of school children

In a quest to provide impoverished school children with more healthy food, including fruits and vegetables, Tesco is reimaging its community funding effort with a new £5 million grant programme that will launch this summer. More than 5,000 schools will be able to apply for the grants, which will deliver a series of £1,500 checks […]

Food Menu Trends report has a new No. 1: Making vegetables the centerpiece

Foodservice leader Unilever Food Solutions has released its annual Future Menu Trends report, and No. 1 on its list should delight those who dabble in fresh produce: Irresistible Vegetables. The top choice of more than 1,600 chefs from 21 countries this year is veg, and in particular, how to make carrots, broccoli and Brussels sprouts […]

University-led Diet and Innovation Hub hopes to boost nutrition in UK

The University of Southampton and its researchers have been selected to spearhead one of six Diet and Innovation Hubs across the UK, hoping to find ways to improve the nutritional quality of food and beverages. The UK’s Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) along with the Medical Research Council (MRC), Innovate UK and DEFRA […]

Sainsbury’s launches £3 million campaign to Nourish the Nation before Christmas

Sainsbury’s is one of the many UK supermarket chains providing transformative assists during this festive season to those in need. But its latest endeavor – a campaign that will see 13.7 million people receive £3 million in food gifts – is certainly one of the most ambitious and generous. Sainsbury’s Nourish the Nation programme, in […]

Co-op unveils healthy, sustainable Summer line of to-go options

UK retailer the Co-op has launched its new Summer food-to-go range of products that are more healthy and more sustainable, thanks to the introduction of more vegan options and reduced packaging. The elimination of plastic cutlery is just one of the many environmentally friendly moves the chain is making, which includes getting rid of 274 […]

ICA Sweden’s Maria Wieloch On The Imperative Of Increasing Produce Consumption

We have worked with ICA’s Maria Wieloch, as she is not only an exceptional industry leader, but a rare trifecta, having presented at our events in London, Amsterdam and New York on a diverse range of topics: ICA’s Maria Wieloch Headlines Educational Seminar At London Produce Show; Talks About Halloween, Easter And How To Lift […]