A flavour of the Food Futures event

We’ve been really lucky to have some keen social media users at the event this evening. We’ve captured a few of their tweets below. [View the story “Food futures” on Storify]

Food prices will rise in the UK

Food prices in the UK will rise in the New Year, a food industry expert says. Food manufacturers have hedged against price increases post-Brexit but the increases are likely to come into effect in the New Year. The message...

Andrea Graham introductory thoughts

The Uk is roughly 60% self sufficient in food. Global volatility is a big issue, farmers are producing for a global larder. A drought in Australia can make food prices in the UK go through the roof. Geopolitical effects...

Infographics for food futures

We’ve a set of food security related infographics. We’ve posted them here for those not lucky enough to be at the event You can download all the infographics together as one PDF or read them online .  

Food futures: the specialists

Here’s a bit about each of the specialists taking part in the discussion this evening. Mark Rogers (@MKMRogers) is Chief Executive of Birmingham City Council. He chaired our first Annual Meeting last November when the Food Standard Agency CEO,...
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