ISS Guckenheimer Ranks First for Protein Sustainability

ISS Guckenheimer has been awarded a first-place ranking for a second consecutive year in an assessment of climate friendly plant-based food offerings by The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). HSUS’s annual ‘Protein Sustainability Scorecard’ assesses foodservice companies, and highlighted the measures that are being taken by the company, a business of Danish multinational…


ProVeg Welcomes Increase in Lidl Plant-based Offerings

Food awareness organisation ProVeg International is welcoming a recent announcement of an increase in the number of plant-based products offered by German retailer Lidl.  Lidl chief buyer, Christof Graf, announced the retailer’s decision to decrease animal protein and increase plant protein at Germany’s biggest agricultural show, Green Week, stating there is no alternative because “there…


Supporting Plant-Forward Protein

ISS Guckenheimer has joined the new Beans is How coalition as a founding partner. The coalition will promote soil health, improve nutrition, and provide increased access to food at a lower cost, and aims to accomplish this goal by doubling the consumption of beans, peas, pulses, lentils, and legumes globally by 2028. Paul Fairhead, CEO…


UK Proposals for Plant-based Product Names “Ludicrous”

Proposals by the UK to ban dairy descriptor names for plant-based products have been branded “ludicrous” by an MP speaking in the House of Commons this month. MP Kerry McCarthy (Labour, Bristol East) was referring to draft guidance that the Department of Food, Environment and Rural Affairs (Defra) is currently considering that would effectively ban…


EU Citizens Want Plant-based Milk in Schools

Preliminary findings from a European Commission consultation on the EU School Fruit, Vegetables and Milk Scheme indicate 72 per cent of respondents back plant-based milks being introduced as an option in schools. The scheme, which benefits over 20 million children across Europe, has the potential to become a flagship initiative for the inclusion of sustainable…


Aramark Introduces Plant-Based Menus in Germany

Aramark Germany has recently introduced a series of plant-forward recipes based on recommendations from scientists at the EAT-Lancet Commission. “The EAT-Lancet Commission’s Planetary Health Diet reduces the environmental footprint while having a positive impact on health,” explains Ulrike Moessner, Head of Culinary Creation and Nutrition at Aramark Germany, and a member of its sustainability council.…

Foodservice & Catering

Aramark Increases Plant-Based Menu Offering on College Campuses

Aramark has announced 44 per cent of the available options on dine-in menus in more than 250 universities and colleges across the United States will be plant-based by 2025. Aramark and the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) have collaborated on plant-based initiatives for almost fifteen years, working together to benefit animals, people and…

Foodservice & Catering

New Menu Concept Launched by Elior UK

Sustainability and seasonality are at the core of Wildgreen, a new menu concept developed by Elior Group for the UK market. Created by dietitians in response to research revealing customers have been making environmentally conscious decisions in relation to their food choices, with sales of plant-based and vegetarian choices increasing by 23 per cent and…


Food4Climate Pavilion Launches COP27 Agenda

Food systems transformation will take centre stage at Food4Climate’s first Pavilion at the UN climate summit in Egypt next month. The Food4Climate Pavilion which is supported by ProVeg International, Compassion in World Farming, Food Tank, FOUR PAWS, IPES-Food, A Well-Fed World, and 16 other NGOs, think-tanks – as well as commercial organisations, plans to highlight…


ISS Guckenheimer Ranks Top for Protein Sustainability

ISS Guckenheimer has achieved the top rank in The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) annual protein sustainability scorecard assessment of initiatives by food services companies to offer climate-friendly plant-based diets. The top ranking highlights the actions the catering business of ISS is taking on climate-friendly foods and its commitment to making 55 per…

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