Food labelling

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Could mandatory fruit and veg sections near entrances be next?

By Oliver Morrison

With the UK set to roll out restrictions on unhealthy food promotions in stores next year, fresh research claims healthier supermarket layouts, including fruit and vegetables placed near store entrances, improves customers’ food choices.

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What does ‘overlooked’ Gen Z want from healthy food?

By Flora Southey

Findings from a Gen Z study commissioned by EIT Food are instrumental to understanding what the food system will look like, as well as which innovations are needed to fulfil the needs and demands of the future, Saskia Nuijten, Director of Communications...

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What are the challenges of environmental labelling in food?

By Flora Southey

The European Commission is planning to propose a sustainable food labelling network, yet must first address several key challenges, suggests Professor Matthias Finkbeiner, Chair of Sustainable Engineering at Technical University Berlin.

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How UK brands are reformulating to avoid the HFSS ad ban

By Oliver Morrison

UK food brands are currently digesting planned government legislation coming next year which will prevent marketing and advertising of HFSS being shown on TV (pre-9pm) and online from 2022 and limit where these products can be placed in bricks and mortar...

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‘Plant-based’ claims under-exploited by food brands, report claims

By Oliver Morrison

Flexitarians, or carnivores wishing to cut their meat and dairy intake for ethical, environmental and health reasons, are driving innovation in the vegan and vegetarian space, reveals a new report from Euromonitor, which is why more brands should embrace...