Day: 19 May 2016

Huge growth in sustainable seafood market – but eel’s still reeling

If you’re serving certified sustainable seafood then you’re part of a massively growing market, helping preserve stocks and feeding consumer’s increasing appetite. Take a bow! But before you start polishing your halo, be sure to read down to the end of this blog, as there might be a small sting in the tale. First the …

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What does clean bill of health for GM mean?

“The study committee found no substantiated evidence of a difference in risks to human health between current commercially available genetically engineered (GE) crops and conventionally bred crops, nor did it find conclusive cause-and-effect evidence of environmental problems from the GE crops.” So said the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine in its 380-page report …

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A pint-sized slice of genius – Toast Ale

By Louisa Ziane, Toast Ale A single sandwich manufacturer for a major retailer discards 13,000 slices of bread every day. The bread is fresh, delicious and nutritious but it is the heel end of the loaf that doesn’t make the cut in the production of prepackaged sandwiches. Apparently consumers won’t buy crustwiches. It was this …

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Spring into action with English Wine Week

By Julia Trustram-Eve, English Wine Producers The month of May spells a time of anticipation, with the promise of the summer ahead, plenty of the best produce available to enjoy and a general feel of all things good.  The celebratory feel in this month is now well and truly extended to English wine, now commanding …

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