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Why UK obesity reset is watershed moment

Covid-19 – and Boris Johnson's severe illness from the virus – has prompted significant changes to UK obesity policy....

Brand values only first stop on diversity review

Food companies must reappraise their brands and make sure they stand up to today's values – and go further still in their supply...

Why 'nudge theory' may shape UK obesity policy

Could 'nudge theory' - seen as having had a significant impact on the way the UK has sought to tackle Covid-19 - also shape policy choices o...

Pleasure, fun and happiness in food marketing

Our columnist Victor Martino stresses the importance of creating an experience of fun, pleasure and happiness in and around a food bran...

Latest Interviews

"I want us to be the Red Bull of sports nutrition" - Grenade founder Alan Barratt on UK firm's rise and ambitions for further growth 31 Jul 2019

Andy Coyne

Andy Coyne speaks to Alan Barratt, CEO of UK sports nutrition business Grenade, about how branding and distribution have aided its move into the mainstream.

Aunt Bessie's seeing shift in frozen dynamics among younger generation - interview 25 Oct 2018

Simon Harvey

Nomad Foods' UK frozen food brand Aunt Bessie's is launching a marketing push to seize upon the appetite for mid-week roast dinners among young consumers. Simon Harvey talks to marketing director Hannah Haas.

Latest News

Covid-19 food industry updates – Friday 31 July (free to read) 31 Jul 20

just-food is providing daily updates on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the world's packaged food sector.

Premier Foods not shaken by UK obesity plans 29 Jul 20

Simon Harvey

Premier Foods has reported first-quarter results and responded to the UK government's measures to cut obesity levels.

UK unveils plan to tackle "obesity time bomb" 27 Jul 20

Dean Best

Restrictions on advertising and promotions are among measures the UK has announced today (27 July) to fight obesity, moves the food industry have labelled "a punishing blow".

UK industry criticises mooted Government obesity measures 24 Jul 20

Dean Best

The industry association representing food manufacturers operating in the UK has hit out at the measures the country's government is said to be lining up to try to reduce obesity.

Unilever to review Eskimo ice-cream in Denmark 17 Jul 20

Dean Best

Unilever is reviewing whether to continue using the name 'eskimo' on an ice-cream product in a country where the moniker has divided opinion.

Danish split over use of 'Eskimo' for ice cream 16 Jul 20

Dean Best

Premier Is, the Denmark-based ice-cream supplier, is to review its use of Kaempe Eskimo for one of its lines amid the scrutiny over product designations for possible stereotyping.

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