More from less

Dr John Strak, Honorary Professor in Food Economics at The University of Nottingham, on how we can get more food with less environmental impact.  I was in Denmark a couple of weeks ago, as the guest of the Danish Agriculture and Food Council (DAFC), attending a gathering of over 2,000 Danish pig farmers and their …

China’s growing demand for food

“A debate on food security without the Chinese is like staging Hamlet without the Prince – it makes no sense.” Dr John Strak, Honorary Professor in Food Economics at The University of Nottingham, explores China’s growing demand for food. The latest piece of research from The Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD) in the UK confirms something that …

Is big the new small?

Dr John Strak, Honorary Professor in Food Economics at The University of Nottingham, investigates whether size really does matter… Small is beautiful and big is ugly – or so goes the rhetoric. And this sentiment typically triggers an avalanche of criticism for any big corporate (or public sector organisation) that suggests it may have some …