Food labelling

Reformulation of own label is one of the key actions activist shareholders want to see Tesco accelerate in efforts to promote healthy eating / Pic: Tesco

Tesco faces investor backlash over ‘role in UK obesity crisis’

By Katy Askew

Tesco has come under fire from a group of investors for what they characterise as the supermarket’s ‘role in the UK obesity crisis’. However, the retailer hit back, insisting it has ‘strong plans’ to make it ‘the easiest place to shop for healthy and...

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40% of firms’ environmental claims could be misleading

By Oliver Morrison

Four in 10 websites appear to be using ‘greenwashing’ tactics that could be considered misleading and therefore potentially break consumer law, according to an investigation by the International Consumer Protection Enforcement Network (ICPEN).

Wolt co-founder and CEO Miki Kuusi

Tech moves illustrate growing strength of online delivery trend

By Oliver Morrison

Finnish online food delivery platform Wolt has raised over $500m from global investors in news that illustrates continued growth in home delivery for food and drink products is set to be one of the biggest trends of this year.

Does Nutri-Score rank all food products fairly? Or does the labelling scheme favour industrial foods over more traditional ones? / Pic: GettyImages/Fudio

Does Nutri-Score discriminate against traditional foods?

By Flora Southey

One of Europe’s most popular front-of-pack nutrition labels has been criticised for discriminating against foods that are traditional, single-ingredient, protected by geographical indications, or all of the above.

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Nestlé’s net zero roadmap: ‘We have no time to lose’

By Katy Askew

Swiss food giant Nestlé wants to halve its emissions by 2030 and achieve net zero by 2050. “We have no time to lose,” CEO Mark Schneider told journalists at an event detailing how the company plans to get there.