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12 May 2021
From April 2022 the rules for selling products high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) will change. This deck summarises Governments proposed restrictions that will limit marketing of HFSS foods and drinks. Download .addAfter { position:relative; } a.addAfter:after { content: ""; position: absolute; right: 0px; bottom: 0px; border-right: 17px solid white; border-top: 10px sol...
12 May 2021
As part of its ambition to make healthy and sustainable diets easy for everyone, the Health from IGD team has joined forces with leading retailers and manufacturers, and researchers at the University of Leeds, to trial a series of interventions to see what truly drives long-term behavioural change. Last summer, IGD convened a healthy and sustainable diets project group to collaboratively i...
11 May 2021
According to the latest Shopper Confidence Index from IGD, shopper confidence has risen to its highest level in the last five years, driven by the further easing of lockdown restrictions, a sharp decline in COVID-19 cases and the rapid rollout of the vaccination programme. ShopperVista from IGD, provides category, insight and commercial professionals with trusted daily shopper insights. It...
11 May 2021
Shopper confidence has risen to -1, its highest level in the last five years, according to our latest Shopper Confidence Index results. Key drivers for confidence The increase is driven by the further easing of lockdown restrictions, a sharp decline in COVID-19 cases and the rapid rollout of the vaccination programme. Key changes Towards the end of the month, shopper con...
11 May 2021
Your overview of political and economic news with a focus on the food and consumer goods industry, featuring the latest developments and guidance on COVID-19 and adapting to a new relationship with the EU. Easing of restrictions in England and Scotland The Prime Minister has announced a further easing of restrictions in England to take place from 17 May 2021. The move to step thre...
11 May 2021
We know that education alone is not enough to change behaviour, which is why we partnered with behaviour change experts and a wide range of stakeholders to understand how, together, we can advocate and support consumers on this journey. Over half (57%) of consumers are already changing their diets or are considering making changes to be healthier and more sustainable. However, while ma...
11 May 2021
Our ambition is to make healthy and sustainable diets easy for everyone. Our project group was set up in June 2020 to collaboratively identify and test strategies to help shift consumers towards affordable, healthier and more sustainable diets. We are working with the University of Leeds and over 20 leading organisations to understand the best ways to drive healthier and more sustainab...
11 May 2021
We’re working with the University of Leeds and over 20 leading organisations to understand the best ways to drive healthier and more sustainable diets. Our ambition is to make healthy and sustainable diets easy for everyone. Our Appetite for Change research tells us that 57% 1 of people are open to changing their diets to be healthy and more sustainable, and they welcome he...
10 May 2021
The Bank of England has issued a new Monetary Policy report LINK . This builds on the narrative established in previous editions, but is slightly more upbeat, reflecting the path of the Covid-19 pandemic. The UK economy is expected to grow quite strongly in Q3 and Q4 2021 as more normal living conditions are restored, although growth will be slower in subsequent years. Inflation ...
10 May 2021
A BBC survey of the 50 largest businesses in the UK shows broad support for modern “hybrid” working practices, with 43 respondents now encouraging staff to work from home at least some of the time. This suggests that the impact of Coronavirus on work and workplaces will last long after the biological threat eases. Reduced commuting may create some benefits such as reduced stress a...