A survey assessing sandwiches sold by supermarket and high street retailers in the UK has revealed that uptake in plant-based is still lagging. “The sheer volume of meat-based sandwiches is a big concern,” says Eating Better.
UK environmental marketing campaign charity Hubbub is encouraging people to pack their own lunches. If you do, Hubbub says it could combat single-use plastic pollution and food waste - as well as saving you money.
London Food Tech Week is a five day ‘festival’ showcasing the best and brightest in food innovation. Spread across five different venues, each day has a theme – from manufacturing to retail and out-of-home consumption. So what food and beverage trends...
Pret A Manger’s plans to buy rival Eat and turn the chain's 94 stores into vegetarian outlets illustrates the surging demand for plant-based and sustainable foods, according to Ecovia Intelligence. We spoke to the research company ahead of the Sustainable...
This week, the European Council adopted new rules banning selected single-use items, England announced plans to outlaw plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds, and Germany revealed that 5,300 disposable cups are used per minute across the country.
The marine environment is an important source of raw material for the global food sector. But the seafood industry is blighted by high levels of waste. This is a challenge the Icelandic seafood industry hopes to meet through innovation.
Researchers at the University of Sydney have discovered that the food additive E171 - commonly known as titanium dioxide and found in over 900 common food products - significantly increases the risk of gut disease and cancer.
By Jack Winkler, Emeritus Professor of Nutrition Policy, London Metropolitan University; and Tam Fry, chair, National Obesity Forum
A historic change in the sales of carbonated soft drinks has taken place since the Soft Drinks Industry Levy (SDIL) came into force a year ago -- with sugarfree drinks rising, and full sugar products falling.