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Checking out on-farm biodiversity in retailer sourcing
24 March 2023
Our recent report ‘Sourcing Better Checked Out’ found a lack of effective sourcing policies to support local biodiversity in farmed landscapes. While many retailers had topline statements of ambition, there is almost no reporting on biodiversity actions or indicators throughout their meat and dairy supply chains.
Food retailers fail to publish evidence on sustainable sourcing
7 March 2023
A new report reviews retailers’ published commitments against Eating Better’s Sourcing Better framework.
What do health professionals know about sustainable diets?
5 January 2023
Eating Better partnered with the Faculty of Public Health and the UK Health Alliance for Climate Change (UKHACC) to produce a new report 'Health professionals and sustainable diets: Policy and understanding'
Recipes for Success
14 November 2022
Eating Better launches a new guide to strengthening civil society collaboration, working towards healthy and sustainable dietary change based on its 9 years experience and insights from across alliances in other European countries.
Impact report 2021/22
8 November 2022
This year, we’ve made great strides to improve understanding of the food system, influence the agenda for change and grow the alliance, and to showcase positive practices and track progress towards producing and serving 'less and better' meat and dairy in line with our Better by Half roadmap.
Eating Better Sandwich Survey 2022
22 June 2022
Food service and food retail greatly influence how we shop and what we eat and holding them to account is key to shifting the dial to get us all eating better. Eating Better’s new report “Sandwiches Unwrapped 2022” looks at changes in vegetarian and plant-based sandwich ranges against meat-based ones, using the sandwich sector as a proxy to track and benchmark retailer commitment to sustainable eating. The analysis shows the sandwich aisle is still too meaty and plant-based too pricey.
Food Retail Food Service
Serving better: better menus make better choices
6 May 2022
Changes to menu design and language can be a low cost and effective way to encourage more sustainable diets with less meat and dairy and more plants.
UK’s four biggest supermarkets heavily promoting cheap meat to boost sales
21 March 2022
A new study shows retailers are failing on climate commitments by encouraging customers to buy more meat, which is bad for our health and the planet.
Eating Better alliance mobilises campaigners to call for sustainable school meals
24 February 2022
Our Better By Half roadmap calls for sustainable food to be normalised in schools, hospitals, care homes and other public institutions, but convincing councils to improve procurement and shift to sustainable menus, requires effective lobbying and co-ordinated local action to put pressure on policymakers and procurement managers to make the necessary changes.
Driving ambition: our Impact Report 2020-21
25 October 2021
Looking at this year’s achievements, including progress against our Better by Half roadmap and the content of the National Food Strategy published in July, it feels as if we’ve turned a corner...
Serving Better: every meal counts in a climate and nature emergency
18 October 2021
Local diets have global impacts. We have developed a new guide and film to support local authorities to serve and source healthier, more sustainable meals.
Government Food Service
Our Ready Meals survey 2021 reveals more choice and affordability for plant-based ready meals at UK supermarkets
30 June 2021
Our latest ready meals snapshot reveals that plant-based meals are the fastest growing category, up by 92% since our first survey in 2018.
Making progress: less meat and more plants in public sector meals.
14 May 2021
The results from our latest survey with Public Sector Catering show the sector’s continued progress towards serving less meat in public sector meals.
Sourcing Better: 8 steps for retailers and restaurants to buy better meat and dairy.
16 February 2021
Eating Better launches an ambitious plan to help retailers and restaurants source climate and nature friendly meat.
Build Back Better: Our Impact report 2019-20
12 November 2020
This year, food systems suffered a massive shock. Check out what we have been doing to drive progress, and our plans to build back better.
Growing public support for less and better meat
12 November 2020
Our latest public attitudes survey shows many of us are eating less meat and willing to cut down further. Plus, most of us would like to support farmers that have high animal welfare and environmental standards.
Ready meals - plant based progress, but not in all supermarkets
7 September 2020
Findings from our latest and largest ever survey of 2404 ready meals shows that many supermarket’s plant-based options have come a long way. But, more than 4 out of 5 ready meals still include meat, fish or cheese.
We need to talk about chicken
27 February 2020
Chicken is the most popular meat in the UK and its consumption is growing. Our new report shows the true costs of production on this scale.
Climate change top concern for British teenagers
21 November 2019
New YouGov poll shows climate change top concern for British teenagers and older teenagers are driving a change in diets.
Better by half: A roadmap to less and better meat and dairy
24 July 2019
Public health bodies, farmers, MPs, environmentalists and animal welfare experts set out actions to improve what we eat
Government Producers Food Retail Food Service Investors
Sandwiches unwrapped: snapshot report 2019
22 May 2019
It’s British Sandwich Week and new research makes clear the health, environmental and animal welfare impact of this popular lunch time food.
Public attitudes to meat consumption
13 May 2019
Results from our 2019 YouGov Survey shows that awareness of livestock’s environmental impacts is growing.
Our 2018-2019 impact report
29 April 2019
Less and Better Takes Off
6 February 2019
Eating Better impact report 2017-18.