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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.

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?

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.

Opinion: National Food Strategy

Spoon Guru’s Head of Health and Sustainability suggests we take heed, pause, reflect and commend this monumental piece of work.

Social media influences on what we buy and eat

Is it possible to make healthier foods, like vegetables, more appealing by applying visual characteristics associated with fattier foods?

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.