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Fair Price For Farmers?

By Tim Sandle

Over the past few years, in many countries including notably the UK, supermarkets have driven down the prices paid to farmers for meat, vegetables and milk. This has been partly due to consumers seeking a given price for goods (where smaller grocery stores are attempting to undercut the big players); cheaper food imports; and the […]

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Are We Losing Touch With Our Food?

By Tim Sandle

In modern society, with convenience food available from supermarkets and fast food outlets, is there a risk that populations are losing touch with their food? By this, the suggestion is becoming increasingly unaware of where the food comes from and how it is manufactured. The answer is yes, according to a study commissioned by the […]

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The Wonky Vegetable Exhibition

By Alexander Baron

Most of us have certain aesthetic standards; we like the people we meet – of both sexes – to be if not beautiful, then certainly not ugly. Many people – men as well as women – spend hours in the gym and significant sums on everything from make-up to expensive clothes. Whether or not appearance […]

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Biological Pathway To Recycle Agricultural Waste

By Tim Sandle

Scientists have developed a synthetic “biopathway” designed to turn agricultural waste, such as corn stover (the leaves and stalks of maize) and orange peels, into a range of recycled products – from spandex to chicken feed. The idea of recycling is a good one – both environmentally and economically. With the agricultural sector there is […]

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MORE THAN MEAT – Past, Present And Future

By Alexander Baron

Last month, I sat down with Barry Honeycombe, the man behind MORE THAN MEAT. We had an in-depth discussion about his revolutionary new approach to vegan coery, his recipes, and his plans for the future. If you have not heard of Sydenham’’s answer to Colonel Sanders, check out this earlier article. The following day he […]

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Is Breakfast Overrated?

By Lisa Vas

For years, we have been told breakfast is the most imperative spread of the day. But why exactly is breakfast so significant? There is a resilient correlation between consuming breakfast and sustaining a healthy weight. Research has implied that skipping breakfast can set you up for overindulging later in the day. A vigorous and nutritious […]

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Time To Add Folic Acid To Bread?

By Tim Sandle

Politicians in Scotland are debating whether to add fortify white bread with folic acid. The reason this is being considered is due to a rise in birth defects. With a good diet, rich with green leafy vegetables people should be able to obtain sufficient quantities of the B-vitamin. Good sources include: broccoli, brussels sprouts, liver, […]

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More Than Meat Launches New Jerk Burger

By Alexander Baron

Barry Honeycombe, the man behind More Than Meat, has launched another new product. Jerk coing is a Jamaican tradition using spices; jerk chicken will be familiar to many readers. Barry’s jerk burger is of course vegan, but you’d never think so unless somebody told you. A lot of thought has gone into this burger; not […]

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Oh No, Not Another Christmas Song

By Alexander Baron

The Xmas season brings with it, inevitably, rampant commercialism, including in music; sadly this year is no different, except for the startling lack of originality. In 1994, Mariah Carey co-wrote and produced All I Want For Christmas Is You, which for some strange reason has remained popular for the past two decades. This year though […]

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