Australian wildfires ‘to push up vegetable prices by as much as 50%’

Industry body AUSVEG has suggested leafy green produce such as broccoli is likely to be worst affected

Aldi to trial plastic-free veg at its stores in England

It follows a ‘very positive reception’ during its trials in Scotland

Aldi to use recyclable plastic trays for fresh fruits and veg

The move is expected to help save around 256 tonnes of plastic a year

School dinner campaign puts environmentally intensive foods in detention

The ‘School Plates’ scheme aims to help schools shift away from meat-based meals to embrace greener alternatives

Morrisons introduces paper bags to fight plastic pollution

It expects to roll them out in all 493 stores by the end of the summer

Every little helps (to reduce food waste)!

Tesco will stop providing best before dates to prevent “perfectly edible food from being thrown away”

Vegetable and fat to power new Sussex plant

A new £20million power station in East Sussex powered by waste vegetables and fat was approved this week. Renewable energy company Edgeley wants to start building as soon as possible now the local council’s planning committee has passed the plans. The 32MW plant at Shoreham Port will generate roughly 32MW of electricity, enough to meet […]