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Seychelles, suppliers and NGOs link to protect tuna stocks Subscription

20 Apr 2017 | By Beth Gault

The FIP agreement has been signed by 17 organisations, including WWF, Princes, John West owner Thai Union and the Seychelles

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Midcounties Co-op opens 'eco-friendly' Upper Rissington store Subscription

13 Apr 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

The store features LED lighting and energy-efficient refrigerators to reduce emissions

sainsbury's dearman zero emission delivery truck

Sainsbury's extends nitrogen-cooled delivery truck trial Subscription

13 Apr 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The truck has saved 5.9 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions over the past 10 months

fairtrade cocoa

Lidl follows Co-op in 100% sustainable cocoa pledge

12 Apr 2017 | By Helen Gilbert

Ethically sourced cocoa will be used in more than 120 of the retailer’s own label goods

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Palm Oil

Sustainability campaigns need buy-in from the ground up Subscription

11 Apr 2017 | By Beth Gault

Palm oil is in the firing line once again, but how much difference do sustainability campaigns really make?

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Our food environment needs protecting from the dead zone

23 Mar 2017 | By Joanna Blythman

New concerns about factory farming have been flagged up by Philip Lymbery’s book Dead Zone: Where the Wild Things Were


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Coffee cup waste needs bring your own revolution

20 Apr 2017

Sir, If customers were to bring their own cups, then there would be no need to recycle

Salmon farm

Millions of people like farmed salmon

24 Feb 2017

Dr Martin Jaffa of Callander McDowell and Scott Landsburgh of the SSPO respond to Joanna Blythman’s latest column on Scottish farmed salmon

Amazon Go

Amazon will place its own labels at centre of strategy Subscription

16 Dec 2016 | By Julia Glotz

Sir, Amazon Go represents another example of it removing friction from the shopping process and continuously innovating

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