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Today's the big day for our free, one-hour webinar on sustainable snacking trends

Snack trends webinar: today is the big day

By Michael Stones

There's still time to register for the Food Manufacture Group’s free, one-hour webinar – Sustainable snacking trends for 2017 – which takes place today at 3pm, London time.

Our sustainable snacking webinar takes place tomorrow at 3pm: there's still time to book your free place

Snack trends webinar: tomorrow is the big day

By Michael Stones

There's still time to register for the Food Manufacture Group’s free, one-hour webinar – Sustainable snacking trends for 2017 – which takes place tomorrow (Thursday, June 15) at 3pm, London time.

Efficient water use will feature in our free, one-hour sustainable snacking webinar at 3pm on Thursday June 15

Snacks webinar focuses on sustainable production

By Michael Stones

Sourcing sustainable snacking ingredients and hot consumption trends will take centre stage during the Food Manufacture Group’s free, one-hour webinar at 3pm on Thursday June 15.

Policy experts have called for a coherent food policy as dark clouds gather

UK food policy is urgently needed

By Rick Pendrous

Government has been slammed by policy experts for its failure to publish clear direction for the future of UK farming and food.

Soil degradation costs the farming sector £250M a year

Tax relief needed for sustainable production

By Noli Dinkovski

Food and drink firms should be given tax relief to help them invest in improving both production and the environment, a green think tank has claimed.

Unilever's Leatherhead site was one of five sites that became 100% carbon neutral in energy

Unilever’s energy sourcing becomes carbon neutral

By Matt Atherton

Unilever UK & Ireland has become carbon neutral from energy sources at five of its UK and Ireland plants, while its parent company commits to using only recyclable plastic packaging by 2025.

One third of shoppers choose brands they believe are good for the environment (Flickr/Tom)

Sustainable food brands offer £837bn opportunity

By Matt Atherton

Food and drink manufacturers could benefit from a £837bn opportunity by making their brands’ sustainability credentials clearer, Unilever revealed, after researching global consumers’ buying habits.

The CPRE was accused of not thinking about food security in its New model farming paper

UK farming report slammed by National Farmers Union

By James Ridler

Policy pressure group Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) was criticised for not considering food security in its paper, ‘New model farming: resilience through diversity’, according to the National Farmers Union (NFU).

Rick Pendrous, Food Manufacture editor

Warning: our global diet is not sustainable

By Rick Pendrous

What with the UK's referendum on EU membership next month, the government's Childhood Obesity Strategy on the horizon and the National Living Wage now in place, the food and drink industry has a lot to think about. If all that wasn't enough,...

Britain's sustainable food future may be under threat from cuts to agritech

Agritech funding cuts will damage the food supply chain

By Rick Pendrous

The future of the UK’s agricultural technologies (agritech) strategy has been called into question after last year’s “savage cuts” in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ budget, which is likely to feed through into a reduction of its...

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