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  • Foodservice Footprint IMG_3766_1_1_1 £86.4 billion spent on catering Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  Professor Tim Lang news-email Mintel Food & Farming Plan DEFRA City University London

    £86.4 billion spent on catering

    Defra has published a snapshot of the UK’s food and farming industry. The new infographic shows that 71% of land is used for producing food, with the country currently 76% self-sufficient in home-grown food (this is higher than this study… Read More

  • New report calls for changes to the UK food and farming policy

    THE FOOD Ethics Council, Soil Association and Compassion in World Farming have collaborated with seven other UK organisations to produce a report which challenges the government’s current UK food and farming policy.                … Read More

  • Supersize ban hits stumbling block

    THE INTRODUCTION of a ban on large sugary drinks in New York has stalled with a judge having declared it “arbitrary and capricious”. Meanwhile, the UK is facing a similar public health u-turn with the government stumbling in its bid… Read More

  • Goodbye to supersize?

    AS NEW YORK bans giant servings amid growing pressure to confront obesity, Footprint asks if the UK’s soft drinks face hard regulation.                           Last month Coca-Cola unveiled a new… Read More