David Clarke

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    Tough decisions on ethical meat

    Would you customers still eat your food if they knew where it came from? If not, you’re at risk. Amy Fetzer reports from November’s forum on animal welfare. Three-quarters of consumers rank animal welfare concerns as the top issue which makes… Read More

  • Footprint Forum: Animal welfare – we’ve come a long way baby

    Three quarters of consumers rank animal welfare concerns as the top issue which makes a company ethical but is the foodservice industry doing enough to ensure animal welfare, and if so, are we communicating it to customers? The conclusion from… Read More

  • Footprint Forum Report: City living is under threat

    CLIMATE CHANGE poses a real risk to the world’s growing urban populations, according to experts gathered at Footprint Forum.                     The sight recently of athletes running the Beijing marathon wearing gasmasks… Read More

  • Red Tractor fuelling UK troops abroad with good food

    RED TRACTOR visited British Soldiers on a German base to take part in a Red Tractor BBQ. This event celebrates the first 12 months of fuelling UK troops with Red Tractor Bacon and Sausage, supplied by NAAFI (Navy, Army and Air… Read More

  • Round in circles

    WHEN THE government doesn’t know what to do, it tends to call for a review. And that’s exactly what it did after the horse meat scandal, with Professor Chris Elliott heading an “independent review of Britain’s food system”. He’s expected to provide some interim findings next month,… Read More

  • FOOTPRINT AWARDS 2013 Special Achievement Nominations Announced

    FROM A Secretary of State to Jimmy Doherty of Jimmy’s Farm, the incredibly diverse shortlist of nominees for the Special Achievement Award in the 2013 Footprint Awards, has been announced today.                  … Read More

  • Footprint Awards 2013 shortlist announced

    THE NOMINEES for the 2013 Footprint Awards – the industry’s only awards scheme encouraging sustainability and responsible business throughout the supply chain – have today been announced following a record number of entries.              … Read More

  • An Innocent Smoothie with…David Clarke

    PORK HAS been in the news quite a bit of late. Red Tractor’s CEO picks up the story, and explains why the assurance scheme has plenty still to offer.                      … Read More

  • Footprint Awards 2011 Judges Are Getting Down To Business

    The Footprint Awards closed to new entries this week and with over 100 entries to the categories from across the foodservice sector all eyes are now turning to the shortlist and the Awards dinner at the RIBA (Royal Institute of… Read More