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    Sustain sets out sustainable farming vision

    An alliance of food and farming NGOs has called for a new farming policy post-Brexit that will deliver sustainable, resilient farming based on the principle of public money for public goods. In a briefing paper, Sustain said that a focus… Read More

  • Footprint Forum Report: Cut the clutter

    CATERING FIRMS are faced with myriad eco-labels. But are they an essential part of communicating their ethics?                   Ask a student what factors determine the food they buy and price will invariably… Read More

  • Is the SRA waste initiative failing?

    THE SUSTAINABLE RESTAURANT Association (SRA) has issued a last call for businesses to get behind its FoodSave programme, which aims to reduce food waste in the Capital.                     With just four… Read More

  • Industry backs BBPA waste scheme

    NINE COMPANIES HAVE formally signed up the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) waste scheme – SUSTAIN.                       The new members of the packaging compliance scheme include Britain’s largest brewer… Read More

  • Public health at top of Soil Association agenda

    LEADING EXPERTS from education and the public health sector gathered last week at the annual Soil Association conference, under that banner ‘Good Food for All’.   The conference, which took place on from the 9th-10th October in London, focused on… Read More

  • Winner of greenest pub award revealed

    THE WINNER OF the greenest pub in London competition – organised by the Jellied Eel magazine, the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) and the Ethical Eats Catering Network – has been announced as The Duke of Cambridge in Islington.  … Read More

  • One million pounds to tackle obesity, food poverty and climate change in UK cities

    ONE MILLION pounds is to be invested in the UK’s first ‘Sustainable Food Cities’ programme to use good food to address some of today’s most pressing social, economic and environmental problems including obesity, food poverty and climate change. The programme… Read More

  • The Political Print: Thatcher and NGO’s

    WHEN YOU associate Margaret Thatcher with food the first thought that springs to mind is probably milk. Yet the Iron Lady’s legacy to the industry is far greater than denying kids a free glass of the white stuff.   Supporters… Read More

  • A rotten year for public-sector food

    HORSE MEAT in school meals, pork in prisoners’ halal pies and a damning verdict on hospital catering have meant a troubled start to 2013 for catering companies.                          … Read More

  • New health campaign

    A BRAND NEW campaign exposing the “hidden nasties” in everyday foods and helping people become “food smart” has been launched by the Department of Health.   The campaign, which comes on the back of new research showing that UK consumers… Read More