20 August 2009

War on waste is thin end of wedge

On 10 August, environment minister Hilary Benn (pictured) published a food strategy paper that contained proposals, which – if taken at face value – set the government on a collision course with cherished marketing principles and the way brand owners and supermarkets do business.

Take a firm stance in the face of recession

As I write this, the day’s newspapers report a slide in the value of shares worldwide amid fears that the recent stock market rally has come to an end. Elsewhere, the news agenda is dominated by various shades of gloom. Unemployment figures continue to climb and signs of a recovery are few and far between. […]

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