Kids

Which restaurant and pub chains are the most family and planet friendly?

By Laura Chan, Policy Officer, Soil Association The UK is under the microscope this year interrogating how we aren’t and how we should be meeting our climate and nature targets. In the lead up to COP26 in Glasgow, multiple sectors including hospitality are vying to demonstrate what they are doing to step up. After taking …

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Have your say on plans for junk food advertising ban

By Juliane Caillouette-Noble, Development Director, Sustainable Restaurant Association Earlier this month the government launched a new consultation on proposals to ban online advertising for foods high in fat, sugar and salt in the UK in order to tackle the obesity crisis. The consultation will last for six weeks, with plans to wrap up just before …

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Does calorie labelling carry weight?

By Juliane Caillouette-Noble, SRA Development Director Covid-19 has laid bare inequities across our society, but none more stark than those in our food system. We have long known that the health of our nation was in decline, with two-thirds of our population overweight or obese. For decades now campaigners have been pushing the government to take broader action …

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Are you really treating your young guests?

AUTHOR: TOM TANNER Are you really treating your young guests?  Last month saw chefs Mark Hix & Theo Randall calling for children’s food to grow up. It’s heartening to see. Far from being a treat, kid’s menus often fall far short of the adult offer.  It comes as no surprise that 60% of parents say that children’s food available in restaurants isn’t good enough. Our investigation for the Out to Lunch …

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