In 2019, the Government set out new legislation placing stricter requirements on pre-packaged foods to carry a full list of ingredients - known as ‘Natasha’s Law’. Natasha’s Law follows the tragic death of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, the teenager who...
06 October, 2020
Sustainable plastics – the words on everyone’s lips right now!
17 September, 2018
We all now take for granted barcodes in our daily life. We scan them at the checkout for a daily or weekly shop. We scan them on event tickets. We even now expect to scan them on our smart phones. Although most of those technically aren’t...
27 June, 2018
All retailers say they want innovation. But very few really translate the desire into an achievable strategy and execution that ultimately means something real to the consumer.
18 May, 2018
The announcement from supermarket chain Iceland that it is aiming to replace plastic packaging on its own-label products with trays and bags made of paper within the next five years has caused a great deal of media attention. There is much to...
28 February, 2018
How long does it take to achieve innovation?
17 January, 2018
Across our website and blog, you will see us regularly refer to ‘product performance’. Understanding product performance is a principle that’s core to delivering what we call a Unified Brand Experience (UBX). So what do we actually mean by ‘product...
12 October, 2016
I recently attended the FMI/GMA Global Sustainability Summit which through a variety of speakers, was very successful in presenting sustainability strategies, practices and opinions in the food industry.
29 September, 2016
When it comes to buying food, price, convenience and taste have traditionally been the three key drivers for customers. But habits change and according to research by Deloitte, more than half of consumers now consider factors such as health and...
09 September, 2016
The FDA has proposed changes to the Nutrition Facts label (NFL) and is expected in the next few months to finalize what will be significant modifications to nutritional labeling. These will be the most dramatic changes for nutrition policy in over...
23 March, 2016
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