Tag Archives: WWF

Biodiversity declines

THE WORLD is consuming 50% more natural resources than the planet can produce. This is putting “huge pressure” on biodiversity and left us in a “danger zone”.                           The Living Planet Report 2012, published by WWF, also shows that it is taking 1.5…
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Chefs cook sustainable fish for MEP’s

THREE RENOWNED international chefs were guests at the European Parliament (EP) kitchens recently where they prepared a special “sustainable fish dish” for thousands of MEPs, staff and visitors of the Parliament.   [caption id="attachment_4202" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Pic, from left: 2 sodexo chefs, Chef Eric Coisel (Prunier Restaurant, Paris), Andrea Kohl (WWF European Policy Office), Chef…
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Switch to sustainable palm oil saves money

PALM OIL producers that switch to sustainable production have “reaped significant return on their investment”, according to a new report by WWF.   ‘Profitably and Sustainability in Palm Oil Production’ is a first-time study that comprehensively examines the financial costs and benefits of producing sustainable palm oil under the guidelines set out by the Roundtable…
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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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Caterers missing out on £700m meat-free market

Caterers are missing out on a £700m market in meat-free options.   The latest research suggests that three in five UK adults now eat meat-free food, with 3% (approximately 1.8m) of adults actively identifying themselves as vegetarians [National Statistics].   The Vegetarian Society says that the amount of ‘occasional veggies’ or ‘meat reducers’ – diners…
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Share And Share Alike

Brakes Group has committed to support FareShare, the food charity for the poor and vulnerable. And there is a double feel good factor for the company – doing good for others is also cutting the company’s carbon footprint. Brakes Group, working in partnership with FareShare, the UK’s only national food charity, and a number of…
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