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HFSS: the what, the why, and the how

New HFSS legislation is coming into force in the UK October 2022. We explain what HFSS is, why it’s happening, and how the legislation is being rolled out.

Are you confident in the results and coverage of your product search? Think again.

One of the most important aspects of a food retailer’s site is its search functionality. Without a robust system in place, you inhibit your customers’ ability to shop for the products they need. With the correct indexing customers can find what they’re looking for with ease.

People, Planet and Price Part 2: The Climate Crisis

In the second of our two-part series looking at helping consumers in the midst of a combined health, financial and climate crisis, we concentrate on climate and how retailers can help shoppers eat better without it costing the earth.

Personalization and Privacy – A Paradox

Personalization requires data collection and analysis, and data privacy regulates these practices. AI is the future of eCommerce personalization, ensuring individual identities are protected while helping to generate higher sales.

People, Planet and Price Part 1: The Health Crisis

We are currently in the midst of a combined health, financial and climate crisis. Not only is this stressful for consumers, it can also prove to be challenging for retailers who may be struggling to meet all of their shoppers’ complex and rapidly evolving needs. In the first of our two-part series we take a look at the current health crisis, and how retailers can help shoppers eat more healthily on a budget.

Spoon Guru receives Digital Health Award, Spring 2022

Spoon Guru is proud to have received a Merit for Web-based Digital Health: Digital Health Curation from Digital Health Awards for our support in the Good For You program.

It’s not easy being green

While sustainability initiatives at the corporate and production level are an impactful step in the right direction, many consumers are simply not aware of them or are suspicious of greenwashing. Adding sustainability tools to the product discovery journey is an important step to putting the purchasing power back in the hands of consumers.

The UK grocery report card on health

May 2022 has seen the release of two health reports which UK retailers should take very seriously – the WHO European Regional Obesity Report and the ATNI UK Retailer Index.

The complex nature of defining “Healthy”

Retailers are under constant pressure to diversify and emphasise their product offering through a health lens. However, differentiating “healthier” products is highly complex, requiring data-led nutrition and demanding attention from regulatory framework, nutritional guidelines, and product label knowledge.