Consumer power in action

  I was recently reading an article about an interesting initiative in France called “C’est qui le patron?” (Who’s the boss?). Founder of the scheme, Nicolas Cee, set up the label in the autumn of 2016, in an attempt to restore power to the consumer in deciding the value (price) of the food they buy.…

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The Illusion of Choice

I went to a Food Talk at Impact Hub Kings Cross recently, where they debated if too few businesses own our food production. Carina from Feed Back Global who launched their campaign against fake farms this autumn, was one of the speakers. She raised some interesting points about how treating food as a commodity shapes…

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Is Dairy Scary?

A survey in The Grocer last week asked a pertinent question, in light of the vegan campaign against dairy in the UK, ‘Do Brits think Dairy is Scary? ‘ The Dairymen 2017, published by The Grocer commissioned exclusive consumer research from Harris Interactive to find out the truth behind British attitudes to dairy and it…

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Down on Adam’s Farm

What a great time we had at Countryfile Live last weekend. It might have rained a bit and the high winds at one point sent the gazebo flying across the field but nothing could dampen our enthusiasm. We were just really excited to be there and have the chance to find out what people really…

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Extinction and Livestock

By Philip Lymbery, Chief Executive Officer of Compassion in World Farming Philip Lymbery is chief executive of leading international farm animal welfare organisation, Compassion in World Farming, and Visiting Professor at the University of Winchester. He played leading roles in many major animal welfare reforms, including Europe-wide bans on veal crates for calves and barren…

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