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"TuckIN" Scheme for Local Takeaways

Fast food outlets across Uttlesford are being urged to sign up to the TuckIN scheme.

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Will you 'TuckIN' and help make food better

Are you running a food business with a takeaway element?

Yes ................then you could join TuckIN, a new approach to 'making food better' and help your customers continue to enjoy takeaway foods as part of a healthier lifestyle.

What is TuckIN?

TuckIN is a pledge by a food business to make positive changes in the way it selects, prepares and serves food in relation to fat, salt, sugar and portion size. The TuckIN scheme is being run by Environmental Health teams in Essex, to encourage positive lifestyle choices for our residents. The pledge enables small businesses to support its customers by making small changes to the way food is prepared.

What'sIN it for you?

A business that signs up to the TuckIN pledge and successfully delivers on the qualifying criteria can:

  • Access free nutrition training
  • Receive £100 of vouchers that can be used for Level 2 Uttlesford run food hygiene courses
  • Receive advisory visits from a member of the TuckIN team
  • Increase customer satisfaction through offering improved choice
  • Enhance its reputation
  • Receive promotional materials to use in your premises
  • Receive publicity via the Council website
  • Potentially save money
  • Sign up to the Department of Health's Responsibility Deal, also appearing on their website and receive a certificate

Find your nearest TuckIN takeaway

Visit the new TuckIN website or use the map to find local takeaways that have taken the TuckIN pledge in Uttlesford.

TuckINterested? There are four simple steps:

  1. Email environmentalhealth@uttlesford.gov.uk to arrange an appointment to see if you qualify
  2. Decide your commitment to the pledge
  3. Confirm your pledge and implement change.
  4. Sign, promote and celebrate