It may be meat-free but you can still think more sustainably. Wayne Martindale, MPC Research Our article published in The Conversation currently has 195k readers and it calls for a greater understanding of sustainability trade-offs and their communication. Without these it is unlikely that sustainable meals will ever be realised. The article itself clearly struck […]

Maintaining strategies for responsible sourcing of produce are always a means to develop a sustainable business, with change in how produce moves around the EU we are being forced to re-think sourcing and managing stores of fruit of vegetables.  There are a number of indications that sourcing and preservation may become more important in the […]

We were recently asked if we should eat avocados when they are implicated in destroying Mexican rain forests and this The Conversation article was the result of our investigation. Again explaining trade-offs is never straight forward but it is enabled by developing certifications for sustainable foods that consumers can understand. Our avocado article currently has over […]

On the 8th August, our young researchers met at the NoWFOOD Centre in Chester to present applied food research they have developed. The conference has been reported by Caroline Wood  with the meeting review available here.  The feed back from the researchers from Sheffield Business School, University of Nottingham, French universities (Bordeaux, Paris and Toulouse) and Junior Consultants […]

Here is a fantastic The Conversation article developed by Caroline Wood who has been working with me on food security during August 2016.  She has crunched some very complex things going on in the protein and ingredients sector into the few hundred words really well here!  The article is a summary of some great thought provoking conversations we […]