Article list

24 November 2009
- A definition of supply chain management - The supply chain in the food and beverage industry - Findings of IGD research - Average retailer stock levels by product category (2010) A definition of supply chain management Supply chain management is concerned with the movement of goods and the flow of information from one point in the supply chain to another, with the aim o...
29 October 2009
Includes: The structure of the foodservice market What makes a successful supplier? How does foodservice differ from retail? In 2004 the foodservice market in the UK was worth £33.2 billion in terms of food and drink sales to consumers. This clearly represents a big opportunity for domestic suppliers and yet in our experience few farmers or small producers specifically target thi...
24 July 2009
Stakeholder groups including government bodies, healthcare professionals, academics and non-governmental organisations all make use of IGD's nutrition reports Nutrition at IGD IGD’s Industry Nutrition Strategy Group (INSG) was established in 2003 to enable the food industry to look at how it can play its part in encouraging healthy eating as part of a healthy lifestyle throughout the UK. ...
16 February 2009
With the Government estimating that people in employment spend about 60% of their waking hours at work, the workplace offers the opportunity to influence the health of employees in many ways. Beyond the prevention of work-related injury, the foods that are offered in staff canteens, providing shower and changing facilities for those who cycle to work and offering health checks can all ensure t...
17 November 2008
The results presented in this report are the findings of a preliminary study of the potential for nutritional goals to impact environmental sustainability. Starts to explore the possible impact of activities aimed at achieving nutritional objectives on environmental sustainability. Insights into awareness in industry and food-related organisations of the impact of nutritional improvement...
26 August 2008
  Gain an insight into consumer awareness of saturated fat Discover consumer responses to messages about saturated fat Develop effective communication tools and targeted messages around saturated fat With the reduction of dietary saturated fat a public health priority for the government, IGD’s Industry Nutrition Strategy Group identified communication around saturated fat as a ...
01 June 2005
Due to the increased number of GDAs to be presented on the back of pack, the IGD GDA Communications Working Group commissioned mmr Research Worldwide to undertake research to investigate consumer preference and understanding of the best way to communicate this information on the back of food packaging. Consumers were shown a number of different potential GDA formats (5 formats showing either a...
02 January 2003
A free guide showcasing best practice examples of how small producers are meeting consumer needs Includes: How small food producers are meeting consumer needs Key routes to market Useful contacts & advisory services Local Sourcing - Growing Rural Business is a showcase of best practice demonstrating how small producers are meeting consumer needs. It identifies the key route...
01 January 2003
Includes: How to get your products onto the shelf The challenges of supplying different retail formats Foodservice market overview Local Sourcing - Opening the Door for Small Business is a guide for small businesses looking to work with large food retailers and foodservice companies. The practical how-to guide is an essential read for small businesses looking to work with lar...