An international survey has been launched to gauge the impact the pandemic Covid-19 has had on women in the food and agriculture sector.
Introducing a 9 PM Watershed on Unhealthy TV Food Advertising Could Reduce Childhood Obesity
Limiting the hours of television advertising for foods and beverages high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) could make a meaningful contribution to reducing childhood obesity, according to a new study published in PLOS Medicine by Oliver Mytton of the University of Cambridge, UK, and colleagues.
Oaty October: Reducing Cholesterol In Your Diet
“Oats contain a type of soluble fibre known as beta-glucan, which can help to lower your cholesterol. “
The Beef Box Company : Scotch Beef Direct to Customers
McEwan Farms is a family run business based at West Mains of Colliston and is home to 1000 acres of owned land and 1600 acres of contract farmed land nearby.
The Paradox of Plenty – Farming Matters
“Why is it that we can spend a ‘fiver’ for a coffee in London, but the dairy farmer and coffee farmer that make up the essential part of that coffee are struggling to pay the rent?”Sarah Mukherjee
Consumerism – Sustainable Orkney Conference
Food, products and tourism were three main topics in the first event of the Sustainable Conference in Orkney which for 2020 has moved online.
Groups in Orkney Encourged to Sign Up to FareShare
“FareShare Go connects local communities to supermarkets in their area with surplus food to offer thanks to innovative technology. “
First Lobster Broodstock Arrives at Orkney Shellfish Hatchery
Orkney Shellfish Hatchery, part of the Cadman Capital Group’s Aquaculture Division, has announced its plans to produce clawed lobsters on land, as it takes delivery of its first lobster broodstock.
Lunch at the St Ola Hotel
We booked in advance, this is a wise precaution these days since restaurants have to increase the spacing between tables so they cannot serve as many customers as they used to.
Cafes & Takeaways in Kirkwall – Nick Checks Some Out
“Whilst doing this admittedly non exhaustive survey I came across a new street van. This is Beitling and Brew.”