Calorie Information

Friday five: the week's top stories

Friday five: the week's top stories

By BigHospitality

The rule that large restaurant groups now have to display the calorie counts of their dishes on their menus stole this week's headlines.

Thirty-nine per cent of high street restaurants now include calorie information on their menus and websites

Average price of three-course meal breaks £20 barrier

By Luke Nicholls

The average price of a three-course meal in a UK restaurant has risen by 7.1 per cent to £20.90 - up from £19.52 last year, while the average price of an individual dish has risen nearly 3 per cent year-on-year, from £6.19 to £6.41.

Fifty-six per cent said that pizza was healthy if topped with certain vegetables or fruits, while over 20 per cent thought that pizza was ‘fairly healthy’, regardless of toppings

Customer survey reignites calorie labelling debate

By Luke Nicholls

Two-thirds of pub and restaurant goers want to see more nutritional information - including calorie content - on food menus before placing their orders, new research has found.

The Real Greek was one of the restaurants involved in the calorie display trial

Restaurants move closer to displaying calories on menus

By Emma Eversham

Calorie information appearing on menus could soon become commonplace across the UK according to the Food Standards Agency following a trial involving 21 restaurants and other catering businesses


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