At idc we’re mildly obsessive about all aspects of food – its history, its journey from gate to plate and its place in our culture. Our Voice pulls together some of our thoughts on this through a series of opinion pieces, which we hope you’ll agree make a fascinating read. It’s also a source of useful information on market trends and buying advice.

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Closing the Loop: The Circular Economy

Closing the Loop: The Circular Economy Our complex global food system is tightly interwoven beyond what we see on our plate. Land usage, public health, water waste and even social class are all affected by the food that is grown ...
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Closing the Loop: The Rise of the 50 Mile Menu

Closing the Loop: The Rise of the 50 Mile Menu The way we have come to consume food has created a distance between those that produce the food, the labour invested in growing it and what we can do to ...
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Closing the Loop: Nose-to-Tail

Closing the Loop: Nose-to-Tail Here at IDC we live our passion from the very top of the company, down through the whole of our staff, to our partners, suppliers and customers – from our nose to our tail. Last year ...
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This Green and Pleasant Land: Working landscapes and stewardship in Exmoor

This Green and Pleasant Land: Working landscapes and stewardship in Exmoor In the West of England on the north coast lies the romantic and historical pastures of Exmoor and Dartmoor. These 'working landscapes' have been the powerhouse for British lamb ...
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This Green and Pleasant Land: How diligent dairy practices can save our soil and capture carbon

This Green and Pleasant Land: How diligent dairy practices can save our soil and capture carbon The connection between healthy land and healthy livestock is a relationship as old as our green and pleasant land – and one that farmers ...
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This Green and Pleasant Land: Heritage Breeds and Native Varieties

This Green and Pleasant Land: Heritage Breeds and Native Varieties From the end of the 19th century up to the present day, humans have been migrating near and far for economic opportunities, causing rapid urbanisation and fundamentally changing the way ...
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