Food and drink is big business in both the EU and UK. According to industry body FoodDrinkEurope, in 2014-2015, 4.2 million EU citizens worked across 289,000 food and drink companies. Food and nutrition is the leading employer by sector in the EU, providing 15.5% of all jobs. In the UK alone, the sector covers 13.1% … Continued
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As September commenced, policymakers were back at their desks and are going ahead full steam. This month, the UK has been chosen to lead the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s new Sugar and Calorie Reduction Network to address increasing levels of obesity through a reduction of sugar and calorie in food and drink products across Europe. The … Continued
As we experienced a bit more sun and (some) softened COVID restrictions across Europe, June marked a month where policymakers held important debates and announced policy initiatives relevant to the sector. Let’s look back at what the past month brought us. It was a busy time for the UK. While G7 summit leaders met in … Continued
New year, new beginnings. This certainly rings true to Boris Johnson and his government, who after years of negotiations with Brussels have finally broken free from the chains of European integration and showed the nation what Brexit actually means: paperwork, delays and bureaucracy. But alas, the UK and the EU began a new relationship on … Continued
At last, December is upon us. With the end of the year fast approaching, political capitals across Europe are getting ready to slow down and enjoy a much-awaited holiday season, even if this year’s celebrations require a different set-up. But not everyone can take a break. Those working on tying the knots around the future … Continued
Although a new wave of lockdowns is spreading across Europe, with many Europeans spending the month of November at home, the food and nutrition policy gears continue to move at full speed on both sides of the Channel. With 2021 fast approaching, Brussels is getting ready for the first legislative actions that will stem from … Continued
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Whitehouse MD Chris Whitehouse has shared his thoughts on the decision by the WHO for the UK to lead the new Sugar and Calorie Reduction Network for the organisation’s European region with Food Navigator. Launching in spring 2022 to tackle the growing public health issues presented by the increase in obesity around the world, the … Continued
August means one thing in Europe – quiet. For one month a year, the streets of Paris, Brussels, and Berlin go silent for the summer holiday period. The European Institutions operate with reduced capacity as thousands of policymakers head to the warm beaches of southern Europe – all equipped with their EU digital COVID certificates, … Continued
In an insightful article featured in the August issue of Health Food Business Magazine, a leading trade title for the food industry, Whitehouse explains the benefits for sports nutrition companies focusing on sustainable ingredients and delves into the EU legislation on sustainable food manufacture. Sustainable production combined with innovation is key to increasing market access, … Continued
With summer upon us, EU fonctionnaires are embarking on their yearly procession out of Brussels and into their home Member States – though those from COVID-19 ‘red list’ countries will need to make do with the not-so-exotic Belgian coast. Indeed, the European Parliament has gone into summer recess until 22nd August, while the European Commission … Continued