The Change4Life Convenience Store Programme to Increase Retail Access to Fresh Fruit and Vegetables: A Mixed Methods Process Evaluation

@inproceedings{Adams2012TheCC,
  title={The Change4Life Convenience Store Programme to Increase Retail Access to Fresh Fruit and Vegetables: A Mixed Methods Process Evaluation},
  author={Jean Adams and Joel Halligan and Duika Burges Watson and Vicky Ryan and Linda Penn and Ashley J. Adamson and M. White},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Consumption of fruit and vegetables is important for health, but is often lower than recommended and tends to be socio-economically patterned with lower consumption in more deprived groups. In 2008, the English Department of Health introduced the Change4Life convenience store programme. This aimed to increase retail access to fresh fruit and vegetables in deprived, urban areas by providing existing convenience stores with a range of support and branded point-of-sale materials and… CONTINUE READING