Consumers have long enjoyed global cuisines—from Italian and Chinese, to Indian and Mexican, diners turn to global foods on a regular basis. In fact, according to Technomic’s recent Global Food and Beverage Consumer Trend Report, consumers anticipate ordering mainstream global foods and unique/emerging global foods more going forward than they did before the pandemic, and 27% say they are eating more unique types of global foods and beverages now than they were two years ago. For restaurant operators, the opportunity […]

Lidl GB recently announced a new healthy food commitment called the ‘Healthy Eating Pledge,’ which its CEO, Christian Härtnagel, says is the discounter’s most ambitious target yet. The initiative aims to encourage healthier diets and increase sales of nutritional products to 85% or more of total sales by 2025, based on tonnage volume. Lidl’s specialist nutrition teams developed a nutrient profiling system (NPS) to measure the healthy level of foods. The NPS is based on Public Health England’s nutrient criteria […]