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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Press Release – YouGov Poll

PRESS RELEASE YouGov poll shows strong desire for Pasture Promise free range milk alongside sustainably sourced coffee beans Results from a recent YouGov poll, commissioned by Free Range Dairy Network CIC, indicates the importance of the provenance of milk in coffee, along with the coffee beans themselves. When questioned about the importance of knowing that…

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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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