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What motivates people to eat less meat?

Plant-based meat substitutes are still in growth in Europe. Retail sales in western Europe rose 19% to a record €2.4 billion in 2021, according to food sustainability NGO the Good Food Institute. Meat alternatives have moved from a niche category in specialist retail to the supermarket shelf. And forecasters at Mordor Intelligence expect this upward …

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Local food is at heart of all things good

Holyrood Notebook by Ariane Burgess Highland Council wishes to promote more local food growing initiatives like this one in Thurso. Picture: DGS Over the past few weeks, we’ve been hearing about the cost of living crisis. Our energy bills are soaring, and the cost of basic foods like eggs and milk is set to rise. …

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