Food inflation forecast

Food Market Analysis

In recent months, the cost-of-living crisis and general inflation have been extensively reported, politicised and endured. Food and energy are among the key drivers. Here Oliver Hall, allmanhall’s MD looks at the latest figures and forecasts when it comes to food inflation expectations in the back end of 2022 and early 2023…

Food security and farming: reviewing the Government’s Food Strategy from this angle

Environmental care, coloured pieces and hand

In response to the FSR led by Henry Dimbleby, and as part of its Food Strategy paper, the UK Government will have considered the question of how best to ensure the UK’s food security. Here allmanhall delve into this area and review the Food Strategy from that perspective, asking if it does enough to address key risks and how it balances these with other challenges.

Digesting the 4 main ingredients of the National Food Strategy

Food system strategy image

The National Food Strategy was created with the following aim surrounding the food supply chain and our relationship with food.
“…we have examined at length the things that have gone wrong with the food system. Now we must address an even more urgent question: how do we put them right?”
Read on to understand the key parts making up the National Food Strategy and the recommendations made.

Feeding the Nation: Once more the job of a British farmer?

Stormy wheatfield

Volatility of price and availability are going to be concerns for everyone through the food supply chain for many months to come. In this piece, Joe Evans, non-executive director at allmanhall, shares insight into how government and industry are tackling the tensions of feeding the world, restoring the peace and reversing climate change. He tells us how it is from a farmer’s perspective. We hope you’ll find it thought-provoking…

Russian and Ukraine: a crisis on many fronts

Russia-Ukraine war impact on food industry

Food cost savings, supply chain and delivery challenges, and sustainability goals are being usurped. Food security is now a real concern, globally. The Ukraine crisis comes at a time when the input cost factors for the food supply chain and food production were already very high. Our thoughts are with those suffering, as we also look at the bigger picture of some of the wider ramifications around the world…

Reducing food waste in catering environments

One third of all food produced is wasted

According to WRAP, worldwide we waste a staggering 1.3 billion tonnes of food globally each year, this equates to one third of all food produced for human consumption. So how can caterers take action to help reduce this wastage?

Food Waste Action Week – why reducing food waste matters

Food Waste Action Week

Food Waste Action Week, heavily promoted by WRAP and very much supported by allmanhall, is something we can all get involved in, at home or in foodservice operations. Reducing food waste is an essential and key part of achieving sustainability goals. Read on to learn more…