All articles by Deborah Williams

Deborah Williams

UK Home Office launches chicken shop packaging #knifefree campaign

The Home Office has rolled out more than 321,000 food boxes carrying anti-knife crime messages to chicken shops throughout the UK as part of its #knifefree campaign.

Deliveroo withdraws from German market risking over 1,000 jobs

UK online food delivery company Deliveroo has announced that it is withdrawing from the German market, affecting around 100 staff and 1,100 self-employed riders.

Starbucks and sustainability: Current and future packaging efforts

US-headquartered coffeehouse chain Starbucks has upped its packaging sustainability efforts over recent years – from implementing cup charges to selling own-brand reusable tumblers. Packaging Gateway takes a look at the current and future sustainable packaging efforts from Starbucks.

Deliveroo launches new ‘Restaurant Rescue Team’ for UK high street

UK online food delivery company Deliveroo has launched a new Restaurant Rescue Team to save struggling high street restaurants in the UK.

Nim’s Fruit Crisps secures NHS foodservice deal

UK air-dried fruit and vegetable crisp manufacturer Nim’s Fruit Crisps has secured a deal to supply its products across the NHS foodservice sector in England.

Pret A Manger is to fully label food in bid to earn back customer trust

UK sandwich and cafe chain Pret A Manger is to rollout nationally its full ingredient labels for food packaging today, as part of its Five-Point Allergy Plan.

Patisserie Valerie: administrators sell sister brand Baker & Spice

UK café chain Patisserie Valerie’s parent company Patisserie Holdings has sold its sister brand Baker & Spice has been sold for £2.5m.

Consumers predict advances in food delivery technology

British consumers predict food delivery technology could change the way they order takeaways, as the Go Technology report by data insight company CGA reports 28% of British consumers are now ordering more food online than they did a year ago.

Endangered sharks sold in UK fish and chip shops

UK fish and chip shops and fishmongers are selling endangered sharks to unsuspecting customers, according to DNA barcoding by researchers at the University of Exeter.

Investors call on global fast food chains to fight climate change

A group of investors has urged some of the world’s largest global fast food chains to take action on their carbon and water usage, according to a BBC report.