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Toolkit

Healthy Eating Campaign Toolkit - #NoToUpsizing

We are pleased to be running a new Healthy Eating campaign from 1st - 30th June 2018.

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The Scottish Diet - It needs to change 2018 update

The report updates previous key findings about the state of the Scottish diet, and also provides new insights into consumer attitudes towards changing the food environment, and information on calories consumed from alcohol.

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Monitoring retail purchase and price promotions in Scotland (2010 - 2016)

This report provides information on retail purchase and price promotions in Scotland between 2010 and 2016, using data from Kantar Worldpanel.

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Availability of nutritional information for a sample of out-of-home food outlets in Scotland

This report provides evidence on the availability of online nutrition and portion size information for savoury meals and meal accompaniments from 86 branded out of home businesses in Scotland.

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Marketing strategies used within premises by out of home businesses

This report provides evidence on marketing strategies used within premises of a small sample of branded out of home businesses in Scotland.

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An Evaluation of a Pilot on the Use of MenuCal within Small and Medium Scottish Food Businesses

MenuCal is a free, web-based calorie calculator and allergen management tool which aims to support small and medium food business operators (FBOs) to provide calorie and allergen information on their menus.

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Research report

A review of the evidence base for modelling the costs of overweight, obesity and diet-related illness

A review of the evidence base for modelling the costs of overweight, obesity and diet-related illness for Scotland, and critical appraisal of the cost-effectiveness evidence base for population wide interventions to reduce overweight, obesity and diet-rela

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Food in Scotland Consumer Tracking - Summary Report - Wave 3

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has today (07 September) published the results from its third Food in Scotland Consumer Tracking Survey

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Wave 2 - Food In Scotland Consumer Tracking Report

The results from Food Standards Scotland (FSS)’s Food in Scotland Consumer Tracking Survey act as a benchmark in measuring Scotland’s attitudes, behaviours and knowledge in relation to food.

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Identifying and understanding the factors that can transform the retail environment to enable healthier purchasing by consumers

Identifying and understanding the factors that can transform the retail environment to enable healthier purchasing by consumers.

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Guidance

2017 Salt Targets

The current targets, which have been agreed across the UK, were set in 2014 for achievement in 2017.

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