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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 Merit for Web-based Digital Health: Digital Health Curation from Digital Health Awards for our support in the Good For You program.

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.

Spoon Guru launches Health+™ to help Americans make smarter food choices

Spoon Guru’s new Health+ product, available to retailers in the US, will help increase customer loyalty and support lasting behavioral change.

Shoppers rewarded for healthy baskets with Spoon Guru-Schnucks partnership

Spoon Guru has partnered with US supermarket chain Schnuck Markets, Inc. to develop and launch an exclusive, new healthy eating platform. Good For You helps customers make healthy choices by using a set of nutrition guidelines to identify products, such as fruits, vegetables, lean proteins and whole grains and low in added sugar and saturated fat, to help shoppers eat, feel, and live healthier. 

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.