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Foodservice and hospitality community showcases innovation

FOR THE second year innovative suppliers and thought leaders of the foodservice buying community met for the annual Footprint Forum: Thought Leaders & Innovators Conference and Partnering Event 2013 at innocent's Ladbroke Grove HQ.                   The recent tide of positive economic data, culminating in a revised OECD…
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Thought Leaders & Innovators Conference & Partnering Event Report

THE BRITISH food industry must boost innovation in order to improve productivity, but sustainably. This was one of the key points made by Lord Carter of Coles in his talk “Innovation in Agriculture and Food”. He was speaking at the first ever Thought Leaders and Innovators Conference and Partnering Event, organised by Footprint Forum in London,…
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How green is your coffee shop?

Last week I spoke at Footprint Forum’s Thought Leaders & Innovators Partnering event. I was on the Sustainable Procurement panel talking about Cafédirect’s innovative businesses model, which 20 years ago went against the coffee industry. Instead of procuring coffee through anonymous auctions, we went direct to the smallholder farmers, hence getting them a better price.…
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