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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.

The race to bring healthy foods to Britain’s front door

While the new UK’s HFSS legislation may be new, the call to help improve people’s health and quality of life by reducing instances of obesity is not.

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.

Expect Another Surge in U.S. Grocery E-Commerce as In-Store Shortages Accelerate

Grocery shopping on-line will certainly reduce the anxiety of seeing empty shelves, and shoppers will only see the products that are available. What shoppers will demand however, alongside a better UX, is more accurate information.

HFSS enforcement and compliance: what we know about it so far

The HFSS Legislation white paper is still pending, however this is what we know about the enforcement so far, after the consultation with industry.

HFSS: what has been done before and do these restrictions work?

We took a little look at what has been done around the world to help populations shift towards healthier choices – what seems to be working, and which interventions have failed and why. 

US consumers say they eat healthier, but are they really?

While nearly half of consumers believe health and wellness have become more important over the past year during the pandemic, the reality is that healthier products occupy less than a quarter of consumer spend. So how do we shift that desire into changing what is in consumers’ shopping baskets?

Where people in the US moved during the pandemic and the effect on grocery retail

From coast to coast, Americans migrated toward less-dense, more-affordable areas. Supermarkets must heed the population shift warning.

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.