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The Realities of Sustainability

As Head of Procurement at Reynolds, I am always looking for greater efficiency, better quality, lower prices, higher taste and innovation. However, the recent recession has taught me a lesson. If we look only for continuous improvement and neglect our growers and infrastructure, the gains we make now will be short lived. We need sustainability.…
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Chasing Origins Sustainably

Exactly what is ‘local’ and are people confusing it with ‘origin’? Then again, does ‘sustainable’ mean ’local’? Foodservice Footprint put Tamsin Gane, Sustainable Procurement Manager of Sodexo, on the spot and asked her to make all clear.   People think that Red Tractor equals environmentally friendly, writes Tamsin Gane, but doesn’t mean it’s more sustainable.…
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