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Food security - the challenges

just-food’s 2014 outlook: Sustainability in the mainstream

just-food’s 2014 outlook: Sustainability in the mainstream

Resource shortage and an understanding that "good business is good business" mean that the discourse around sustainability issues have entered the mainstream and will continue to demand the spotlight in 2014. Ben Cooper examines the key themes likely to emerge in the coming year.

Consuming issues: Wasting away

Consuming issues: Wasting away

The problem of food waste is due to the low value people in the West put on cheap food. And cheap food is a product, in part, of the modern, industrial food system. However, amid some scepticism, the industry is trying to act on the problem. Ben Cooper argues, ultimately, the dynamics of supply and demand will right the situation.