Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 30 Issue 1


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MAFF’s food acceptability and choice research programme: an introduction

Jennifer A. Woolfe

Outlines the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food’s food acceptability and choice programme. Established in 1991 the programme’s main aim was to improve the nation’s health…

Dissemination: perspectives from the MAFF food acceptability and choice programme

Margaret Reid, Helen Bush, Annie Anderson, Edwin van Teijlingen

This paper reports on the dissemination strategies of researchers in the MAFF food acceptability and choice programme, and contrasts these with the problems faced by practitioners…


Changing fortunes: changing food choices

Annie S. Anderson, Susan E. Morris

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food funded a two‐year project on “Constraints on freedom of dietary choice and their implications for the adoption and maintenance of…


Technical, economic and consumer barriers to the consumption of reduced fat bakery products

Jean A. McEwan, Terry M. Sharp

Qualitative research with both consumers and industry representatives, in this MAFF‐funded project, allowed assessment of current barriers to the production and consumption of…


A family‐based intervention to increase consumption of starchy foods

Ashley Adamson, Peter Curtis, Jane Loughridge, Andrew Rugg‐Gunn, Anne Spendiff, John Mathers

The UK public has been fairly resistant to health promotion messages encouraging reduced fat intake as a component of the strategy to help achieve the targets for cardiovascular…


Food and eating on television: impacts and influences

Roger Dickinson

Describes the background to and main findings from a three‐year MAFF‐funded research project on the role of television in the food choices of young people. The project examined…


Five a day – challenges and achievements

Annie S. Anderson, David Cox

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food funded the project increasing vegetable and fruit consumption between 1994 and 1996. The project was carried out in three phases…


Are fruit tuck shops in primary schools effective in increasing pupils’ fruit consumption? A randomised controlled trial

Laurence Moore, Claire M. Paisley, Anne Dennehy

Describes a two‐year project funded by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, which commenced in October 1998. The aim of the project is to test whether the introduction…

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