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The beginning of the end of cheap food?

The beginning of the end of cheap food?

14/03/17
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The January 2017 Business Forum report asks how we should prepare for food inflation and true cost food.

Brexit food ethics: trade deals and trade-offs

Brexit food ethics: trade deals and trade-offs

30/01/17
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November 2016's Business Forum discussed how terms of trade in food and agricultural products could be fair for all concerned.

Brexit food ethics: Beyond migrant labour

Brexit food ethics: Beyond migrant labour

30/11/16
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September 2016's Business Forum discussed the ethical issues surrounding the food and farming workforce post Brexit.

From hydroponics to underground farms

From hydroponics to underground farms

03/10/16
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How urban farming can best contribute to long-term food security. A report of the July 2016 Business Forum.

Embracing science?

Embracing science?

13/09/16
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How can food and farming businesses engage with science to tackle global food challenges? A report of the Business Forum meeting on Wednesday 18th of May 2016.


EU Referendum: Should we stay or should we go?

EU Referendum: Should we stay or should we go?

10/05/16
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How can we make the most of either outcome for the future of food and farming? A report of the Business Forum meeting on Tuesday 22nd March 2016.

Fat at five: the new norm?

Fat at five: the new norm?

30/03/16
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The 19th January 2016 Business Forum explored the drivers behind the rise in obesity; debated different interventions that business might take; and considered what should be in the Government’s forthcoming child obesity strategy.

Fair share-holders

Fair share-holders

29/02/16
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The 24th November 2015 Business Forum explored how investors can help us drive fair, sustainable and humane food systems.

Data to the rescue?

Data to the rescue?

30/11/15
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The 29 September 2015 Business Forum meeting explored the potential and the challenges around big and open data in food and farming.

Food and farming for development - helping end hunger?

Food and farming for development - helping end hunger?

14/09/15
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The July 7th Business Forum discussed how British food and farming businesses can contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals.