Archive for 'food'
John Hite reports from a debate in Parliament this week where MPs discussed the growing use of food banks to address food poverty. Earlier this week, a seemingly one-sided debate occurred within the House of Commons regarding food poverty and its growing effect within the UK. Led by Co-operative MP Luciana Berger, Labour and Co-operative [...]
The Co-operative Party and the Labour Campaign for International Development are co-hosting this event on the transparency of commodity trading, food speculation and the price of food. In a world where a billion people do not have enough to eat, we need to sort out the broken global food system. Spikes in the price of food [...]
You’ve got to love the Kerrygold butter ad now on TV. Making a virtue of the fact that the company is a co-operative “owned and loved by the Kerrygold farmers”, five of the farmers were given a video camera to film a day round their farm. Cue cows’ noses, Irish laughter and muddy boots. Anyway, [...]
Massive news. Dairy Milk and the rest of Cadbury’s range is going Fairtrade. In a few months, they will move to take Fairtrade into a whole new league. It will mean the tripling of the amount of Fairtrade cocoa sold by Ghana, home of Kuapa Kokoo. It will take Fairtrade into newsagents and cinemas, social [...]