We need a strong business and government response to national food Strategy

“A challenge for the sector. Come out and speak an uncomfortable truth: some food products are too cheap and, to adapt a Henry Dimbleby phrase, some of them are making our society, planet and animals sick. In reality, cheap food isn’t cheap – it just passes the costs on to others unfairly.


The National Food Strategy’s recommendation of a salt and sugar tax faced a backlash from some food manufacturers, but but should it have?…”

How should food businesses respond to the National Food Strategy, including the recommendation to introduce a sugar and salt tax?

Read our Executive Director Dan Crossley’s full column in the Grocer magazine here.

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