Businesses with 250 or more employees in England, including cafes, restaurants and takeaways, must soon display calorie information of non-prepacked food and soft drink items that are prepared for customers.
From 6th April 2022, calorie information will need to be displayed at the point of choice for the customer, such as physical menus, online menus, food delivery platforms and food labels.
In time, it is expected that smaller businesses will also be required to adhere to this new regulation, however the date for this is to be confirmed. Smaller businesses are therefore being encouraged to introduce calorie labelling as soon as possible.
The types of businesses covered by the requirement include (but may not be limited to):
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