Blog Posts

Are retailers doing enough to make our food healthier? Spoon Guru’s chairman, Andy Clarke, weighs in on Sky News

This week The Financial Times reported on leaked internal documents from Nestle stating that 60% of their food portfolio would be classified as ‘unhealthy’. In light of this, Sky's Emma Crosby spoke to the chairman of Spoon Guru, Andy Clarke, about whether or not big retailers are doing enough to make our food healthier.

June 3rd, 2021|Blog|

Smart Swaps by Spoon Guru

Retailers are tasked with helping their customers eat more healthily, and customers are looking to retailers to help them achieve their health goals. Make shopping for healthier products easier for your customers, improve loyalty & sales, and unlock revenue.

May 17th, 2021|Blog|

Appetite for Opportunity Roundtable Discussion

In early 2021 Strategy&, PwC's strategy consulting business, in association with Spoon Guru and Google, published the Appetite for Opportunity report looking at some of the key changes in consumer behaviour before and during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. Representatives from the three organisations involved sat down to discuss the findings and some of the implications for the grocery industry.

May 12th, 2021|Blog, Spoon Guru Insights|

Press Contributions

Our Nutrition Team members are all registered nutritionists, and their expert knowledge is regularly sought out by press for health and nutrition articles.

September 27th, 2018|Blog|

Fish Allergy Fact Sheet

Finned fish is one of the most common food allergies, particularly salmon, tuna and halibut, and is usually lifelong. While many food allergies are usually first observed in babies and young children, about 40% of sufferers experience their first allergic reaction in adulthood. This fact sheet explains what a fish allergy is and how to manage it.

September 17th, 2018|Blog, Fact Sheet, Fact Sheets|

The Halal Diet Fact Sheet

“Halal” is an arabic word which means permissible or lawful. When used in reference to diet, ‘halal’ simply refers to the food and drink that is permissible for a Muslim to consume. This fact sheet explains what is and isn't permissible to eat on a Halal diet.

September 14th, 2018|Blog, Fact Sheets|

Shellfish Allergy Fact Sheet

Shellfish allergy is one of the most common allergies, particularly in adults, and is typically life-long. It can also present with severe symptoms like anaphylaxis. This fact sheet explains what a shellfish allergy is, the difference between the two Shellfish groups, molluscs and crustaceans, and how to manage shellfish allergy.

September 14th, 2018|Blog, Fact Sheet, Fact Sheets|

Where Do You Get Your Protein From?

One of the most common questions around plant-based diets is: where do you get you protein from? And rightly so, it’s essential to make sure your diet is balanced. A plant based diet can easily provide enough protein, if you know where to look. This plant-based protein fact sheet will give you some great information, suggestions, and tips!

July 12th, 2017|Blog, Fact Sheets|

The Dairy-Free Fact Sheet

Dairy milk is an excellent source of nutrients that are vital to good health. With many people suffering from lactose intolerance, dairy allergy, or omitting dairy from their diet for other reasons, this dairy-free fact sheet explains which major nutrients dairy provides, and where else they can be found.

June 1st, 2017|Blog, Fact Sheets|

What is Coeliac Disease?

Coeliac disease is not an allergy or intolerance, rather an autoimmune condition that affects the small intestine. It is caused by the immune system’s reaction to gluten, which is why people suffering this condition have to follow a strict gluten free diet for life. This fact sheet explains more about Coeliac Disease and what can living with this condition can mean for people.

April 6th, 2017|Blog, Fact Sheets|

7 Super Easy Dairy Free Chocolate Recipes

We’ve rounded up seven of our favourite dairy free chocolate recipes - one for each day [...]

October 12th, 2016|Blog, Recipes|

Food Myth

According to popular belief, bananas can alleviate depression. Although bananas cannot effectively treat depression, some [...]

July 31st, 2015|Blog|