extreme weather

  • DEFRA leadership key to long-term UK food security, say MP’s

    EXTREME WEATHER events and increased demand for foodstuffs from emerging economies such as China need DEFRA leadership to guarantee the UK’s long-term food security, say MPs.                           Launching… Read More

  • Let’s take the lead on climate change

    EXTREME WEATHER is an increasing threat to global food production but strong leadership was lacking from politicians at the UN climate conference. Foodservice now has a chance to set the agenda, says David Read.            … Read More

  • Potato stocks down by almost 20%

    ONE OF the wettest winters and coldest springs recorded has led to the lowest yielding potato crops since the drought of 1976.                   The Britsih Potato Council has warned that stocks are… Read More