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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 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 Digital Health Award in the category of Web-based Digital Health: Digital Health Curation

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.

Child obesity has a new enemy – the pandemic

Like many adults, kids are snacking more and moving less. The problem is of epidemic proportions and my concern is that with this behavior, their immunity will become even weaker and whether its during the next flu season, or worse – another pandemic, even more lives will be at risk.

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.