Today is World Food Day, a day of action dedicated to tackling world hunger, founded by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations in 1945. Each year on the 16th of October, FAO promotes world food day with aims to promote worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need…

The TuckIN team have again been busy applying for a number of awards. Firstly we submitted an application for the Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH) Health and Wellbeing Awards 2017. The awards are in their 10th year and recognise and celebrate activities that improve the populations’ health and address the wider determinants of health.…

On the 1st February 2017, Chelmsford City Council hosted a celebration for our TuckIN businesses. This was a chance to celebrate the achievements of local businesses pledging to TuckIN, whilst also giving them useful information about support and funding opportunities available to food businesses in Essex. It was great to see our businesses talking so…

On 27 January, three of us travelled to London to present our three reasons why we should win the LGC Award for Public Health. It was pretty nerve wracking to be sat across from a panel of 5 people, mainly Chief Executives from local Councils. We spoke about the TuckIN pledges and how these are…

Do you care about what’s in your food? Look out for local businesses displaying the TuckIN logo! TuckIN is currently an Essex wide project working with local businesses to ‘make food better’. When joining, businesses pledge to reduce their sugar, salt and fat content and promote better food choices. This can be done in a…