From 1 April 2020 workers over the age of 25 will earn a minimum wage of £8.72 (6.2% increase).
The Soil Association priorities include tackling climate change, restoring nature and soil health, along with trying to normalise healthy diets.
The inaugural event is FREE to attend and includes live demonstrations, an opportunity to network with industry colleagues and over 100 sup
Within the public sector almost three billion meals are served each year to people in schools, hospitals, universities, prisons, care homes and the Armed Forces.
Young people aged 16-19 will benefit from a £155m cash injection enabling them access to courses that will help them find ‘rewarding careers with higher wages’.
Sustain represents over 100 food and farming organisations and calls on all the parties to put good food, farming and fishing ‘at the heart’ of their manifestos.
The National Food Strategy, led by Henry Dimbleby, will investigate the entire food chain from ‘farm to fork.’
‘Pesticide cocktails’ can be defined as the mixture of pesticides, which interact to produce the ‘cocktail effect'. Some food items have been found to contain up to 14 different pesticides.
Ian Wright CBE, chief executive of the Food and Drink Federation, said: “The UK’s food and drink manufacturers will welcome the news that a deal has been struck.
On Tuesday 19 November at 11am, Fearnley-Whittingstall will discuss issues in the public sector catering industry including plastic and food waste, and health, nutrition and obesity, as well as loc