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Launch of Collaboration for Healthier Lives Initiative to “Give a Healthy Twist to Your Life” in Costa Rica Press Release 06 Aug 2018 Health & Wellness Launch of Collaboration for Healthier Lives Initiative to “Give a Healthy Twist to Your Life” in Costa Rica The initiative is led by The Consumer Goods Forum and ran from 27th-29th July at the Automercado de Alajuela and the Walmart de San Sebastián; The collaborative movement is looking to help consumers make informed decisions that allow them to seek balance and well-being in their lives and those of their families; and The initiative […]
Delhaize Group, Hannaford Supermarkets, the Healthy Living Center & Advancing Consumer Wellness Blog 09 Sep 2014 Delhaize Group, Hannaford Supermarkets, the Healthy Living Center & Advancing Consumer Wellness   An initiative dedicated to this very point is the opening in October 2013 of our Healthy Living Center*. Part of Hannaford Supermarkets, the Healthy Living Center, a truly pioneering facility, offers a holistic approach to health and wellness. It welcomes Hannaford’s shoppers and employees to participate in a variety of programs that support healthy […]
Price Outweighs Access as Top Consumer Barrier to Eating Healthy, as Revealed in a New Global Report from The Consumer Goods Forum, BCG and Nielsen Press Release 01 Jul 2020 Health & Wellness Price Outweighs Access as Top Consumer Barrier to Eating Healthy, as Revealed in a New Global Report from The Consumer Goods Forum, BCG and Nielsen New report spotlights how the consumer industry can boost healthier eating around the world   PARIS, 1st July 2020 – Today, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), together with Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Nielsen Global Connect, published a revealing report on the state of consumer health, nutrition and wellbeing around the world. How the Consumer […]
Waitrose Food and Drink Report Reveals More Positive Perceptions of Healthy Eating Blog 13 Jan 2015 Waitrose Food and Drink Report Reveals More Positive Perceptions of Healthy Eating    We have seen shoppers increasingly seeking out alternative grains to wheat such as quinoa and amaranth.  We brought all of these products together under the LOVE Life brand to make it easy and simple for people to find them in our shops.  We have seen the brand go from strength to strength since its […]
CHL US Team Meet in Hagerstown to Align on Key Priorities for 2019 with Healthy Washington County News Update 11 Jan 2019 Collaboration for Healthier Lives CHL US Team Meet in Hagerstown to Align on Key Priorities for 2019 with Healthy Washington County On 8th-9th January, members of the CGF’s Collaboration for Healthier Lives initiative in the US met in Hagerstown, Md, to solidify the activities each company and organisation will execute over the next 6-12 months. During the two-day meeting, the retailer and manufacturer members of the CGF, together with community partners and other key stakeholders, shared […]
Private Enterprise and Public Health: A ‘Healthy Twist’ in Latin America Blog 05 Oct 2017 Health & Wellness Private Enterprise and Public Health: A ‘Healthy Twist’ in Latin America PAHO Foundation’s President and CEO, Dr Jennie Ward-Robinson, on why the public health NGO has teamed up with the CGF to drive improved health outcomes across Latin America.   According to a recent report jointly published by the Food and Agriculture Association of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organisation (WHO), approximately 360 million adults […]
Healthy Lifestyles: A Snapshot of the CHL Initiative at AEON Stores in Japan Blog 08 Jun 2018 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Healthy Lifestyles: A Snapshot of the CHL Initiative at AEON Stores in Japan View Original Japanese Post An Ageing Society     Japan is ageing more rapidly than anywhere else in the world, with estimates suggesting one in three people will be over 65 by 2035. Japan also has the highest life expectancy in comparison to other developed countries, with data showing that the main concerns amongst elderly […]
Employers Bringing Healthy Nutrition to Their Workforce During COVID-19 Uncertainty Press Release 07 Apr 2021 Health & Wellness Employers Bringing Healthy Nutrition to Their Workforce During COVID-19 Uncertainty New tools launched today by The Consumer Goods Forum and Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition are driving employer action. PARIS, 7th April – One in three people worldwide suffers from malnutrition today, making it a massive global concern impacting individuals, businesses, and economies alike – in both developing and developed countries. The health impacts of […]
From Small to Nutritious: Can Retailers Lead a Healthy Food Revolution? Blog 11 Jun 2019 Health & Wellness From Small to Nutritious: Can Retailers Lead a Healthy Food Revolution? The retail sector is where consumers come face to face with food.  Retailers have significant influence over whether the food that consumers face is nutritious, safe, available, affordable or attractive.  I have heard it said many times that the chief buyers for large food retailers are more important in influencing food choices than Ministries of […]
Campbell’s Healthy Communities Taking Shape Blog 21 Apr 2015 Campbell’s Healthy Communities Taking Shape   Now in year four of the program, Campbell continues to invest in our community by collaborating with our partners and focusing on four strategic areas: ensuring access to affordable and fresh foods, increasing physical activity in a safe environment, supporting healthy lifestyles through nutrition education and partnering with the community to advance positive social […]
Collaborating to Help Extend a Healthy Life Expectancy in Japan Blog 26 Jul 2018 Health & Wellness Collaborating to Help Extend a Healthy Life Expectancy in Japan View Original Japanese Post Kao’s Unique Approach to Health Care     Kao is constantly exploring new disciplines in science and deepening scientific knowledge and insights to develop technologies that will create an added-value for our products and for our consumers worldwide. The Human Health Care Business is an example of this, where we focus […]
Everyone Deserves Access to Healthy Food. So Why Is So Much of It Going to Waste? Blog 04 Dec 2020 Sustainable Retail Summit Everyone Deserves Access to Healthy Food. So Why Is So Much of It Going to Waste? At our recent Sustainable Retail Summit, the topics of food systems and healthy diets converged quite frequently, with many panellists pointing out where and how these two concepts overlap. Before this year’s SRS, we already knew that our global food systems are in serious need of repair. An estimated one-third of food produced for human […]
Celebrating World Health Day with an Industry Committed to Change and Empowered, Healthy Consumers Globally Blog 07 Apr 2015 Celebrating World Health Day with an Industry Committed to Change and Empowered, Healthy Consumers Globally   However, a quick reality check shows us that worldwide obesity has nearly doubled since 1980 and that half the world is expected to be obese by 2050. These are challenging stats but opportunities shown in our survey highlight that our members are actively engaging with multiple stakeholders across their individual and collective initiatives to […]
Press Release 27 Jan 2015 Healthy Living Focus of New External Scientific Advisory Council The Consumer Goods Forum Takes Work on Health and Wellness to Next Level   PARIS, 27th January 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (the “CGF”) today announced the creation of an independent External Scientific Advisory Council (the “Council”). The Council will be advising The Consumer Goods Forum’s Health & Wellness Pillar. It will counsel on […]
Consumers Expect a Healthier Future Blog 11 Jun 2019 Health & Wellness Consumers Expect a Healthier Future Today, consumers want to live a healthy life more than ever before. Consumers’ expectations with regard to health continue to evolve, but food always plays an important role in a healthy lifestyle. In 2019 it’s no longer just about calorie intake and getting rid of ‘bad’ ingredients like fat, sugar or salt. Nutritional factors are […]
Workforce Nutrition Alliance – Bringing Healthy Nutrition to Workers Worldwide Video 07 Apr 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Workforce Nutrition Alliance – Bringing Healthy Nutrition to Workers Worldwide