Amsterdam’s solution to the obesity crisis

18 April 2017

Amsterdam’s quest to combat obesity is getting results and we could learn from the tough position on sponsorship.

From 2012-2015 the number of overweight and obese children has dropped by 12%. Many of the measures implemented will be familiar to health campaigners but the City has also tackled big business by refusing sponsorship to events taking money from Coca-Cola and McDonalds and even persuading McDonalds branches situated close to schools to only serve apples to unaccompanied children - no fries allowed!  You can read more - including interesting findings on the importance of sleep - in this article from The Guardian.

In other news ...

Winter Sale Schools Visit FareShare

Winter Sale Schools Visit FareShare

6 December 2017

This week our Young Marketeers winter sale schools had an eye-opening visit to the FareShare depot in London.

Young Marketeers Celebration Sale

22 November 2017

One secondary and three primary schools from Southwark will be celebrating London’s cultural diversity at Borough Market tomorrow for the first ever Celebration Sale.

Southwark Schools Celebrate Food Heritage

28 November 2017

We would like to say a big thank you to the four Southwark schools that raised £336 for FareShare at last week's Celebration Sale.