Guidance

Encouraging healthier ‘out of home’ food provision

This toolkit helps local authorities and businesses to provide and promote healthier options for food eaten away from home.

Documents

Strategies for encouraging healthier 'out of home' food provision: toolkit

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Strategies for encouraging healthier 'out of home' food provision: annexes

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Healthier catering guidance for different types of businesses

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Public Health England (PHE) and its partners have developed this toolkit to support local councils and independent food businesses help children and families to choose healthier food. It is part of PHE’s approach to dealing with obesity.

The healthier catering guidance, which accompanies the toolkit, provides tips for business on how to provide and promote healthier food and drink for children and families and reflects the latest Government dietary recommendations for sugars.

Alongside the Eatwell Guide and 5 A Day advice, the Government Buying Standards for Food and Catering (GBSF) and Healthier and More Sustainable Catering guidance, the toolkit can be used to develop local initiatives on healthy catering.

Additional supporting content including infographics can be found in Health matters.

Published 31 March 2017