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Chicken vendor health project

A new mobile street-food vendor is opening near schools in Forest Gate aiming to offer healthy alternatives for students to fast food shops in the area.

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'Healthier' chicken vendor to target London pupils

A new mobile street-food vendor is opening for business near schools in Forest Gate offering a healthy alternatives to the fast food shops in the area. Called 'Box Chicken', it's designed to appeal to younger people with the aim of shifting eating behaviour towards healthier, more positive options.

  • There are now more than 8,000 fast food outlets in London, one for every 1,000 Londoners
  • The number is increasing around 10% every year
  • Chicken shops are especially common, fried chicken sales grew by 36% from 2003 to 2008

Source: wearewhatwedo.org

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