Sugar Smart News

Ben Richardson and Jack Winkler have recently written an article for the Food Research Collaboration about sugar reduction in Post-Brexit UK. The new briefing argues that supply-side policies that reduce the total availability of sugar and raise its price to the food industry have the potential to widen and strengthen the sugar reduction agenda. One of…

All Ways Apples Planning Meeting

By Tess Wilmot On a seasonal note, the weather so far this year is a far cry from that of last February and March. Nature is confused, the blackthorn blossom is already out and the first flowers of our plum tree are blossoming already. In another cycle, we have been working away in the background…

Fairtrade Fortnight

The three day Fairtrade event at The Clipper was a great success. The Co-op and Victoria Road Primary school all got into the spirit of Fairtrade alongside games, quizzes and a special guest, Mr Simeon Green, a banana grower from the Caribbean. Event organiser, Mary Elphinstone said ” .The three days were fun and moderately successful…

Make food your Family Friend

Leading on Promoting healthy and Sustainable food to the public, Tami Skelton shares with us what Food Is Fun have been up to so far this year and what to look out for in the coming months. It’s been an exciting start to the year as we’ve really hit 2019 running. As well as delivering…

Co-operative Councils and Sustainable Food Policy Lab Group

8th March 2019   The Co-operative Council Innovation Network (CCIN) Sustainable Food Policy Lab group’s inaugural face-to-face meeting is taking place at the Soil Association’s Bristol offices today.  Food Plymouth’s Ian Smith is working with colleagues from Oldham, Sandwell, Cardiff and the Sustainable Food Cities Network on this Policy Lab’s development process.  Look out for…