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Food Made Good Global launches

Food Made Good Global launches

Some cynics responded to the prime minister’s recent announcement that the UK would become the first of the G7 nations to commit to net zero carbon emissions, saying that without other nations following suit it would be a futile exercise. What is undisputed, is that...

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NEWS & INSIGHT

Is your July plastic free?

We're nearly half way through July already and do you know how much plastic you've used so far this month? Those behind the Plastic Free July campaign hope it's minimal. There's a wealth of advice for reducing plastic at home, work and beyond, as well as a host of...

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Plating up progress

Plating up progress is a collaborative project between the Food Foundation and the Food Climate Research Network which aims to define usable metrics for assessing food industry progress towards delivering sustainable and healthy diets. Focussed specifically on food...

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Is self-sufficiency the ideal goal for urban food policy?

Whilst an urban food policy that aims to achieve self-sufficiency sounds like an admirable goal for a city, a recent reportreviewing existing studies highlights that the topic isn't as straighforward as it first appears. Yes self-sufficiency of food production can...

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Can a restaurant survive moving to a four-day week?

Recent years have seen increasing awareness amongst restaurant owners of the need to think outside the box with respect to the long working hours of resaurant staff, and the mental and physical toll this can take. To try and tackle this issue...

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Is the wonky veg movement a good thing?

The creation of a market for wonky fruit and veg to reduce wastage seems like a win-win solution for producers and consumers right? Not necessarily, there are consequences for the increasing demand for cheaper, less perfect veg, which can hit the poorest in society...

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