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A more sustainable future is a more plant-based one: the dos and don’ts for foodservice menus. Part I

In 2017, research by Behavioural Scientist Linda Bacon found that the arrangement of vegetarian and meat options on a menu affected the option people choose. People were 57% less likely to pick a plant-based option if it appeared under a separate ‘vegetarian’ heading, rather than mixed in with the meat-options…

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The Grocery Insider Podcast Is Now Live

Over the last couple of month’s we have been putting together a podcast which means you, as the busy time crunched professionals, can get bite sized podcast chunks of the latest conversations within grocery. Each fortnight we speak to leading experts in Grocery, cutting through the PR fluff to get…

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If you're online, be online

One of the major differences between shopping online and in physical stores is the equality of space. While promotional home page headers and featured listings on Just Added or Special Offer sections do exist, once the browser begins their exploration, ultimately, each product has the same opportunity to wow a…

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February Reflections: A message from HRA Global's MD, Hamish Renton

Well, who would have thought that? Last month was the busiest we’ve ever had here at HRA Global, yet its only a few weeks before the Brexit leave deadline. If you read all the commentators doom-and-gloom predictions, you’d think companies were hanging back, building cash on the balance sheet and…

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Is food for sharing anymore?

Sat at a table with enough food to last over an hour’s dining, and a laptop or recording device opposite, the idea of the Korean phenomenon Mukbang is for celebrities to connect with their fans by sharing a meal via live stream. Stripped of cultural dogma and social stigmatisms, Mukbangs…

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Taste Tests for the New Generation

Off of the back of ‘Is food for sharing anymore?’ we decided to create a list of the most obvious ways that technology and taste tests can be married. Taste tests are entirely about individuals consuming independently, the ultimate representation of eating food alone.  A new project pulls into port…

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We featured in The Grocer!

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The Lighter Side to Dark Chocolate

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Try Before You Buy: The Benefits of In-store Sampling

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Has Chinese food had its day?

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January Reflections on Focus Groups

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HRA’s Top 5 Veganuary Launches 2019

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