Coffee Capsule Consumption Leading UK Towards Environmental Crisis

Coffee Capsule Consumption Leading UK Towards Environmental Crisis

The UK is facing an environmental crisis caused by the nations ever increasing coffee consumption, according to analysis from Halo Coffee – the British brand behind the world’s first home compostable paper-based coffee capsule.   Sales of coffee capsules in the UK continue to rise. It is estimated that a billion capsules will be consumed […]

‘Anti Millennial’ Generation Z Wants ‘Expressive’ Food and Drinks Products

‘Anti Millennial’ Generation Z Wants ‘Expressive’ Food and Drinks Products

Food and drinks companies will need to keep up with the endless list of food and drink ‘I wants’ in order to connect with Generation Z consumers (Gen Zers) determined to express themselves through what they buy, according to the latest report from FUTURES, the new service from just-food and just-drinks. Connecting with Generation Z, the […]

Sausages and Bacon Battle It Out to Be Crowned Favourite Breakfast Item Across the UK

Sausages and Bacon Battle It Out to Be Crowned Favourite Breakfast Item Across the UK

A recent survey of 1,015 people across the UK has revealed what Brits want to see in their fried breakfasts. The research, undertaken by luxury London hotelier, Guoman Hotels, asked respondents to select items they wanted to see in their fry up from 17 options. The most popular items to include in a seven-item breakfast were: Bacon (74%) […]

Ice Cream is the Indulgent Treat of Choice for 71% of Adults, According to Speakeasy Ice Cream

Ice Cream is the Indulgent Treat of Choice for 71% of Adults, According to Speakeasy Ice Cream

Dry January is well and truly behind us, 71% of adults admit they eat ice cream as an indulgence opting for taste over calorie counting. Speakeasy is hot on the heels of this trend with the launch of three brand new flavour collaborations with award-winning craft alcohol brands, Lazzaroni and Conker Spirit. Launching in Ocado in […]

World Obesity Federation Calls for Clampdown on Junk Food Ads that Target and Track Children

World Obesity Federation Calls for Clampdown on Junk Food Ads that Target and Track Children

Adverts that target children in online video games, apps, social media and other digital platforms are fuelling the obesity crisis and need to be regulated, according to a new evidence dossier published by the World Obesity Federation. Powerful targeting techniques that track children’s online behaviour – including their browsing history, location, preferences, “likes” and even their emotions […]

The Social Order: One in five Brits check restaurants’ social feeds & sites before deciding whether to visit

The Social Order: One in five Brits check restaurants’ social feeds & sites before deciding whether to visit

With only a few weeks to go until Mad Friday (21st December), the busiest night of the year for festive celebrations, Barclaycard’s new ‘Food for Thought’ study reveals that a restaurant’s social media presence is now more important than ever for drawing in diners at Christmas. The company, which processes nearly half of the nation’s credit and […]

Established Booze Brands Need to ‘Challenge the Challengers’, Says Initials

Established Booze Brands Need to ‘Challenge the Challengers’, Says Initials

Launching December 4, new research conducted by independent creative agency Initials has found alcoholic drinks consumers are switching to challenger brands in their droves, with over two thirds of respondents saying being exposed to a multitude of marketing messages was making them less loyal to established brands. The findings expose harsh truths established brands must […]

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