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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
New ‘One for Good’ Campaign Looks to Inspire Healthier Consumers Press Release 29 Sep 2017 New ‘One for Good’ Campaign Looks to Inspire Healthier Consumers The Consumer Goods Forum Partners with Healthy Washington County; Make One More Healthy Choice   HAGERSTOWN, Md. and PARIS, 29th September 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum has launched a pilot campaign in Hagerstown, Maryland, to support community members in adopting healthier diets and lifestyles. Partnering with Healthy Washington County, members of The Consumer Goods Forum […]
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 […]
Epicurean Nudging: Happier by Spending More for Less Food Blog 06 Jun 2018 Health & Wellness Epicurean Nudging: Happier by Spending More for Less Food To prevent overeating, we first tried information, but nutrition labelling and warnings haven’t had the desired impact, especially on the people who need help the most. Governments are now considering taxes, fines, and rules, which the industry doesn’t like because they are bad for business, and neither do consumers because it limits their choices. The […]
One Healthful Step at a Time Blog 25 Jul 2019 Health & Wellness One Healthful Step at a Time Through the One for Good initiative, stations are set up throughout area stores to educate shoppers about healthful choices. Eating well works best not as a 30-day fast, a fad diet or a New Year’s resolution, but as a lifestyle. Establishing a healthy lifestyle works best as a coordinated effort of not only individuals, but […]
Healthier Communities –  a Call for Collaboration to Our Retailer and Manufacturer Members News Update 26 Jul 2016 Healthier Communities –  a Call for Collaboration to Our Retailer and Manufacturer Members 1. Why Health and wellness presents challenges as well as opportunities for the entire consumer goods industry in every country where people buy and use our products. As the only organisation bringing consumer goods retailers and manufacturers together globally, we find ourselves in the unique position of being able to reach these people in communities […]
Inspiring Healthier Communities: ‘One for Good’ Activation in Hagerstown Blog 01 Feb 2018 Health & Wellness Inspiring Healthier Communities: ‘One for Good’ Activation in Hagerstown It’s that time of year when we start to think about how we can take more healthier steps in our lives and in the lives of our consumers around the world. At The Consumer Goods Forum, we want to work with our members to find new ways to leverage the store environment and digital platforms […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Shopping Our Way to Healthier Lifestyles Blog 18 Sep 2018 Health & Wellness Shopping Our Way to Healthier Lifestyles Heart disease. Strokes. Diabetes. These are just some of the non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and conditions which cause over 70% of deaths worldwide every year (source “Non-Communicable Diseases Factsheet”, World Health Organisation, accessed 23 July 2018.) But this does not have to be the case. Indeed, although people of all ages and physical conditions are susceptible […]