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.
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.
There’s a lot of uncertainty around which types of foods and drinks are the ‘healthier’ choices. With ingredients like sugar going by over 50 different names, it’s hard for consumers to make well informed purchase decisions.
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 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.
Is it possible to make healthier foods, like vegetables, more appealing by applying visual characteristics associated with fattier foods?
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.
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.
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.