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Game on for Glory

There are many benefits to serving game - it is British, wild, natural, free range, fully traceable and sustainable. It is also a healthy alternative to many red meats and the increasing growth in sales year on year proves that the demand is there from customers. And it is very cost effective as all cuts…
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Cutting The Crop

In her first interview as Environment Secretary,Caroline Spelman, who has a background in biotech lobbying, has indicated the new coalition government’s unprecedented pro-GM stance, backing wider selling and growing of so called ‘Frankenfood’ and bringing this highly contentious issue once more to the fore. In the Guardian interview, the head of DEFRA said she was…
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Festival fare

It takes an army of casual workers to make the Glastonbury Festival tick and a special woman in charge to make sure the battalions are fed and watered in a sustainable manner. Footprint finds out how it is done. Glastonbury Festival, the iconic music jamboree, even though sadly Bono-less this year as Footprint goes to…
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Footprint Forum – Sustainable Sourcing – March 2010

In March 2010 the Footprint Forum - the leading Forum for debating sustainability issues in the Foodservice industry - was held at Brakes Innovation Centre in Central London. Hear comments from Neil Stephens of Nestle Professional, Ian Booth of Reynolds, James Armitage of Brakes, Lee Woodger of the NFU and more..
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Your money or your… Accreditation

Food accreditation is everywhere now – but who is certifying the certifiers?   The phrase 'uncertified organic' is cropping up (apologies) more and more regularly, to describe product from farmers who follow organic practices but bluntly refuse, on either moral or fiscal grounds, to pay an organisation large sums of money to tell them and…
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