Five levers on our food system

Birmingham spends some £3.4bn every year on food and drink, yet the cost of obesity to the city has been estimated to be £2.6bn, with a further £448M being spent here on dealing with alcohol related harm.
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Our food system as a ‘black box’

Imagine the food system is a black box. You can’t see what’s going in, nor see inside it. But emerging from it are all the food and drinks bought by all of us in Birmingham today. On the outside are a...
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How useful is this PMCC Framework?

We’d like your take on this new thinking tool we’ve devised. Given how opaque and complex the food sector is, we’ve come up with this framework to help people ‘see’ the organisations involved one way or t’other with the...
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The Birmingham Food Council is a Community Interest Company registered in England and Wales number 8931789