Tag Archives: british food

Editor’s comment: NFU poll; 100% pointless

THE NFU has published a poll this morning showing that, wait for it… consumers want more British food in restaurants and supermarkets.   According to the poll, 86% of shoppers are “as likely” or “more likely” to want to buy more traceable food that has been produced on British farms. What’s more, 78% “agree” or…
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NFU deplores Government skimping on British food

The Government’s drive to increase the amount of British food used in its catering contracts does not go far enough, the NFU has said.   Agriculture minister Jim Paice launched the Government Buying Standards last month and it is due to come into force from September. It includes a raft of standards such as animal…
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The Potato: the backbone of foodservice

The humble potato is the backbone of the British diet: whether mashed, boiled or chipped we can’t get enough of it. Kathy Bowry visited a potato farm in Nottinghamshire and discovered that spuds have to be grown in a sustainable manner – or the industry will ‘have had its chips’, literally.   We Brits get…
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