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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.

How climate change will affect nutrition

As an industry, we talk a lot about climate change and how it has an effect on the supply chain – what we haven’t heard a lot about is how climate change will have an effect on just how nutritious our foods will be.  

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?

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.

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.

The gut-brain connection

What we now know about the microbiome, the gut-brain connection, and why everybody needs a personalised eating plan for good gut health.

Can I “boost” my immune system?

Unfortunately there’s no magic silver bullet that is guaranteed to boost your immune health. However, there are ways to keep your immune system supported and in good form, which is welcome news is in these unpredictable times.