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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.

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.

How smart nutrition tech is transforming shopping

Changing consumer expectations are driving the need for innovation, and smart nutrition tech has the potential to transform food shopping and discovery at an unprecedented scale. The future of shopping is here, and it’s exciting!

Understanding the food we eat

Clearly enabling your omni-channel services to drive accurate product information is a basic requirement of any shopping journey, and one that is increasingly being demanded by the consumer.

Spoon Guru makes top 100 in the 2021 FoodTech 500 by Forward Fooding

We were proud to have been included in the FT500 list last year, and this year we’re thrilled to not only be included, but to now be listed in the top 100. 

The Modern Shopper: Allison Primo from Schnuck Markets

In January 2022, Schnucks launched their innovative Good For You program designed to help their shoppers make healthier food choices both in-store and at home. With the initiative having been very well received by media and customers alike, Allison Primo, Health & Wellness Strategy Manager at Schnuck Markets, spoke to Phil Lempert about the objective of the program, how it works, and what they hope to achieve from it.