New Essentials in Consumer Habits

Last April we conducted a survey with Censuswide UK (April 2020) we found that: 75.40% of people hope that British farmers can continue to produce fresh milk and dairy in the current crisis. 74.10% believe it is vital that we build strong local food networks to safeguard domestic food supplies. 68.30% say the Coronavirus pandemic…

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Resilience Is About How You Live, Not How You Endure

Resilience might seem like the latest buzzword, it was previously used as a technical term to measure the ability of a substance to return to its usual shape after being bent, stretched, or pressed. Now it’s used to describe the ability to be happy, successful, again after something difficult or bad has happened. It might…

Changing Consumer Habits

Yesterday the newspapers were full of stories about how we’re now moving into the next phase of easing lockdown, and I have to wonder as we start to move towards ‘normal’ if the changes made during the pandemic will continue into the future? Almost straight away during lockdown we saw people adapt their shopping habits.…

Failings in the UK’s ‘just in time’ food sytem lead shoppers to hunt out local suppliers

We recently commissioned Censuswide UK to carry out a survey on our behalf, to examine changes in consumer attitudes to food supplies, in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. The survey of 1,000 people asked them about the difficulties they have recently encountered in finding milk and dairy products and find out how many have…

The Real Plant Based Diet

It seems one of the success stories of this year’s Veganuary is that 1 million vegan burgers were sold in KFC, but is that really a success story? In many ways this represents the problem with the food industry. There is a drive by certain agents to ditch nutrient rich meat and dairy from pasture…