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09 August 2012
Current legislation requires pre- packed food to be labelled with a list of ingredients. Order of Ingredients Ingredients are listed in descending order by weight (with the ingredient present in greatest quantity first), as determined at the time they were used in the preparation of the food. Quantity of ingredients If an ingredient is mentioned in the name of the food (such as ‘chick...
09 August 2012
What are your earliest Olympic memories? Mine are of Montreal 1976 (and the arrival of our first colour television in time for the opening ceremony): Majestic, long striding Alberto Juantorena of Cuba winning the men’s 400m and 800m – the only man ever to do so The perfect 10 scores of Nadia Comaneci in gymnastics John Walker of New Zealand winning the 1500m For Jonathon Porri...
09 August 2012
In October 2011 an EU Regulation on the provision of food information to consumers (Food Information Regulation) was published, stating that mandatory back of pack nutrition information must be provided on pre-packed foods. Products currently not declaring any nutrition information must implement by December 2016 and products currently providing this information must implement the necessary chang...
09 August 2012
Nutrition information is provided on the front of food packaging to give consumers a quick guide to the nutrient content of the product. Two systems have been in existence since before the development of the Food Information Regulation, The two systems  are Guideline Daily Amounts (now referred to as Reference Intakes) and traffic light colour coding. Some food manufacturers and retailers use com...
08 August 2012
Last updated December 2016 - Promotion reliant - Promotional confusion - What shoppers dislike Promotion reliant The food and grocery industry has dialled-up its promotional activity to help shoppers save money through the economic downturn. One impact of this increased focus on promotions is that they are driving the trend for shopping around, ...
07 August 2012
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07 August 2012
Click on the links below to download Unilever's most recent CSR reports, and visit their sustainability website: Unilever CSR reports: Unilever Sustainable Living Plan - Progress Report 2011  Unilever Inspiring Sustainable Living: Expert Insights into Consumer Behaviour & Unilever’s Five Levers for Change 2011  Unilever Sustainable Living Plan 2010  Unilever Sustainable ...
07 August 2012
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07 August 2012
Click on the links below to download Weetabix's most recent CSR reports, and visit their sustainability website Weetabix CSR Reports: Weetabix CSR report 2008 Weetabix CSR website links: Weetabix CSR website
26 July 2012
The UK food and grocery convenience sector is set to grow to £42.2bn in five years’ time, according to the latest figures unveiled today (Thursday) by IGD at its Convenience Retail Conference. This means the sector will have increased in value by more than a quarter from its current value of £33.6bn in 2011. Convenience’s share of the overall food and grocery market is expected to increase to ...