Ordering Food Online (Out of Home) - A Factsheet

In Scotland, before the coronavirus pandemic, we purchased around a quarter of our calories out of home. Evidence suggests the pandemic has caused a surge in the use of online food delivery platforms.

Food purchased ‘Out of Home’ (OOH) refers to any food or drink purchased outside of the home intended for immediate consumption, for example in cafes or restaurants. We must ensure measures that enable healthier choices such as calorie-labelling, portion size improvements and healthier options apply to online out of home. Read our factsheet to find out more. 

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