Heather Mills launches UK ‘vegan northern powerhouse’

‘Plant-based Valley’ could help lead consumers’ transition from ‘cattle culture diet’Climate activists have welcomed the launch in the Northumberland countryside of a “vegan Silicon Valley”, which is aimed at helping to fight climate change.The 55-acre…

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Defra refuses to give details on no-deal Brexit food supply disruptions

FOI request from Green MP Caroline Lucas denied on grounds it would threaten EU negotiationsMinisters have refused to disclose details about their discussions with local authorities and the food industry over possible disruptions to food supplies in a …

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Fruit, vegetables and wine will be scarce and costly under no-deal Brexit, warn retailers

Weekly shop could be hit if chaos predicted in leaked government documents occursLatest Brexit developments – live updatesFresh fruit and vegetables and wine are among the products likely to become scarcer and more expensive after a no-deal Brexit, acc…

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Happy Christmas? Shrinkflation trims Quality Street again

Confectioner downsizes tubs from 720g to 650g – with more chocolates and fewer toffees Quality Street is slimming down again for Christmas this year as its new seasonal 650g tubs hit UK supermarket shelves this week, downsized again from 720g last year…

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Happy Christmas? Shrinkflation trims Quality Street again

Confectioner downsizes tubs from 720g to 650g – with more chocolates and fewer toffees Quality Street is slimming down again for Christmas this year as its new seasonal 650g tubs hit UK supermarket shelves this week, downsized again from 720g last year…

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Grubs up: a third of Britons think we’ll be eating insects by 2029

Research finds belief that scoffing crickets or worm burgers will be commonplace Nearly a third of Britons believe insects will eventually be part of mainstream human diets in the UK amid mounting challenges in food production, new research reveals.Wit…

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