the days of faceless food should be over

“Faceless food predominates. Can you guess how many pairs of hands your food passes through before it reaches your plate? Probably a high number, given the number of links in industrial food chains and how many workers are hidden from view. At a time of rising input costs, distant trade deals and the cost-of-living squeeze, we mustn’t lose sight of the effort, and even love, that goes into producing our food. The people involved in growing, making, transporting, storing and retailing our food matter.”

Our Executive Director, Dan Crossley, in his latest column for the Grocer, writes of the need to acknowledge the human faces behind our food – and to treat them fairly.

Read Dan’s full column in the Grocer magazine here.

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