Tag Archives: Vegetarian Society

Footprint Annual Review: Cheap milk, pricey gas and unethical coffee

THE TOP stories of 2012, from Starbucks' tax travails to rising energy bills and the "greenest Olympics ever".   January/February   With the mince pies sitting heavily around the waistline and the influence of festive parties still coursing through the veins, health and diets are rarely far from the headlines in the new year. And so…
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Hard choice to swallow

POLITICIANS FEAR the idea. Environmentalists love it. Consumers don’t understand it. And businesses are beginning to trial it. David Burrows investigates the controversial concept of sustainable diets.   Obesity and diet-related illness are on the increase. Fewer young people are being taught how to cook or grow food. And advertisers are targeting kids with junk…
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Putting VEG at the heart of the plate

This article first appeared in the 23 March issue of Fresh Produce Journal www.freshinfo.com. It has been published here with the publication’s approval.   The government might not want to commit on what it sees as a sustainable diet, but foodservice companies have become tired of waiting. Will a series of ‘smarter’ sustainable menus see…
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