David Burrows

  • Can the VW scandal drive businesses to change

    AS THE OWNER of a Seat car with a diesel engine, I’ve been following the whole VW scandal with a mixture of disappointment and concern. But truth be told I am not that surprised at the whole sorry state of… Read More

  • Separation anxiety

    FOOD AND hospitality companies in Scotland should not be afraid of new laws requiring them to separate their food waste. Footprint reports from the Food Waste 2013 conference in Edinburgh.                    … Read More

  • Steering farmers through the storm

    NATIONAL FARMERS UNION leader Peter Kendall has seen members endure a miserable 10 months but concerns over food security, prices and sourcing in the wake of the horse meat scandal could offer new opportunities, he tells David Burrows.    … Read More

  • An Innocent Smoothie with…Jonathan Raggett

    RED CARNATION HOTELS is part of a new campaign to attract more young people into the hospitality sector. Its managing director says there is no better time for such an initiative.                  … Read More

  • Editor’s Comment: Which initiatives are worth their salt

    THE GOVERNMENT wants us all to eat less salt. We average about 8.1g a day but the target is to cut it to 6g. There are a number of ways to achieve this.   Reformulation is one. Look at any… Read More

  • Forward Features for Footprint

    Footprint is published on the 18th day of every month (not in July or December). The magazine focuses on news analysis, features and comment from across the foodservice and hospitality sectors.   All aspects of sustainability are covered, including environment,… Read More

  • An Innocent Smoothie with…Caroline Fry

    THE CHIEF executive of CH&Co’s business and industry arm talks about the company’s new sustainability strategy and the ‘quirky things’ her chefs have achieved with cakes.                     David Burrows (DB): Good… Read More

  • Whiter than white?

    FOODSERVICE BUSINESSES talk a good game when it comes to supporting British dairy farmers, but few are willing to divulge details of the price they are paying for milk.                      … Read More