The State of the Nation's Food Industry report 2022
This report assesses how the out of home and retail sectors are performing on both their sustainability and health commitments, showcasing examples of best practice and leadership, as well as identifying businesses that are consistently falling short.
It sets out what best practice looks like (in the form of setting targets, reporting on them, and having strong accountability mechanisms) before drawing on a range of research and scoring systems to assess how businesses are currently changing to encourage consumers eat more healthy and sustainable foods.
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Two of the UK's biggest supermarkets consistently rank near the bottom of food retail league tables for not engaging with sustainability or health initiatives.
There has been little research into the the nutritional value of the proliferation of plant-based alternatives now featuring on menus and in supermarkets.
The cost of living crisis is making it harder for people to afford sustainable and healthy choices and businesses need to ensure they are accessible to everyone.