The Ethical Consumer

One of the predicted megatrends for the future is the rise in Ethical Living.  Passport market research, which is part of Euromonitor International, predicts that increasing attention will be paid to ethics and moral values by food citizens and businesses in the coming years. This means that purchasing decisions will be framed by concerns about…

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Free Range Dairy award winners

Congratulations to Free Range Dairy Network members Brian and Liz McNab-Jones, on winning Family Farming Business of the Year at last night’s Western Daily Press Food & Farming Awards. Brian and Liz produce fantastic cheese from their herd of free range cows, under their Godsell’s Cheese label and they also supply Pasture Promise free range…

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National Vegetarian Week 2018

It’s National Vegetarian Week and it’s something I like to celebrate by usually trying something new. The Vegetarian Society offer some great recipes to try if you’re looking for something new or for a bit of inspiration. I’ve been vegetarian for over 25 years now and although I like to try new things, I was reminded…

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UK Coffee Week 2018

It’s a busy time in the coffee world right now. As London Coffee Festival closed on Sunday, so UK Coffee Week begins today. UK Coffee Week brings coffee lovers together to raise funds for the communities that grow the coffee they enjoy, whether that’s the coffee shops or their customers. 100% of money raised goes…

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Coffee & Cows

On my way to where I work I decided to count the number of coffee shops in one street. There was six, a couple of the usual coffee chains but predominately it was the independents coffee shops that had the most outlets, showing that customers are looking for something new and unique, great quality coffee…

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