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The UK’s food trade deficit . . . & Brexit

Posted on 22nd July 2016 by Kate Cooper

In 2014, Defra’s annual stats reported our food trade deficit was £26.8bn; the UK imported £39.6bn of agri-food products, and exported £12.8bn.

Avoid VAT-rated food products — save money, pay less tax and be healthy!

Posted on 19th July 2016 by Kate Cooper

If the average person spends 30% less on their household food bill, they’ll save money — and pay less tax, be a lot healthier and contribute to global food security.

Spuds or crisps? Which is better for you, & better for global food security?

Posted on 19th July 2016 by Kate Cooper

At the recent Local Nexus Network meeting at Birmingham Business School, I listened to a fascinating talk by Mark Pettigrew who is an expert on growing spuds.

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