Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Local eateries hit hard as employees plan to cut lunch outings by 50%

UserTesting (NYSE: USER), a video-based human insight company, conducted a survey to study the effects of the rising costs of lunch items due to inflation, which is being called Lunchflation, on Australian employees as they plan their return to the workplace. 85% of respondents believe lunchflation to be a serious concern as prices of food items are continuing to rise. The sharp increase in the prices of popular lunch choices like sandwiches, tacos, salads, coffee, etc. has altered the preferences of Australian employees.

VicHealth to use startup innovation to solve health food issues facing kids

A new partnership between VicHealth and LaunchVic, Victoria’s startup agency, will harness the power of entrepreneurship and innovation to advance the health of Victoria’s young people. Through the VicHealth X LaunchVic CivVic Challenge, aspiring founders and early stage startups are encouraged to use their skills to create a healthier future for young people.