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Today’s menu – Insects!

On March 3, 2013 By

With the world’s population heading for 9 billion we need to look for new sources of food.  Already 1 billion are hungry and there are no new continents […]

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The price of food!

On January 10, 2012 By

An interesting map which compares the percentage we spend on food from our income.

Thanks to http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,6648732,00.html for this article

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I have searched lots of sites for more information but it seems to be true!

The NZ Govt is proposing a law in NZ, which if passed, will […]

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As we edge closer to the 31st October date the UN has designated as the day the world population reaches 7 billion it is good to reflect on […]

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Sell by dates!

On September 15, 2011 By

When we buy food in the UK it has a sell by date.  The government has proposed ditching this .  Every year £12 billion of food is discarded.

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A report by Oxfam into global food trends and concerns has ranked favourite foods.  Get the data and interactive graphic from the Guardian at http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2011/jun/22/global-top-foods-list-by-country?CMP=twt_fd

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UNEP Green Economy Report

On June 14, 2011 By

The Report is compiled by UNEP’s Green Economy Initiative in collaboration with economists and experts worldwide. It demonstrates that the greening of economies is not generally a […]

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Roughly one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year — approximately 1.3 billion tonnes — gets lost or wasted, according to an FAO-commissioned […]

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