A new report has revealed that the UK sweet and salty snacks market has seen disappointing sales in the wake of Government efforts to reduce obesity by alerting consumers to the importance of a healthy diet.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has sought to reassure consumers that poultry products from the UK are safe to eat in the wake of the recent high profile health scare regarding an outbreak of bird flu.
According to The National Heart Forum the food industry's scheme, in opposition to the Government-backed Food Standards Agency's "traffic light" proposal, is "fundamentally flawed" and makes food look healthier than it actually is.
David Bush, head of Grant Thornton's retail services, urged retailers to “keep a sense of perspective” after the Office for National Statistics announced that January's 1.8% fall in sales was the sharpest since January 2003.
2007 is a year for new beginnings for Tastes of Anglia (TOA), the regional food and drink marketing group, with a new CEO and exciting plans ahead, the region looks set to benefit from increased support.