Author / Creator: Bylines Scotland
Media type: Article
Date published: 2023
Ms Mulrenan: “... these are not one-off incidents of breaches of standards – the breadth of examples we encountered, both in relation to environmental and welfare standards, indicate a systemic failing of certification schemes such as RSPCA Assured and ASC to both implement meaningful requirements, and then to enforce these.
Author / Creator: Craig Dalzell
Media type: consultation response
The Good Food Nation Bill lacks ambition in jobs, economic growth, environmental benefits, and investment needed.
Author / Creator: Food and Drink Fedration Scotland
Media type: Report
UK exports of food and drink are down £2.7bn (-15.9%) in the first three quarters of 2021 compared to pre-pandemic levels.
Energy-food nexus in the marine environment: A macroeconomic analysis on offshore wind energy and seafood production in Scotland
Author / Creator: Yang Qu
Media type: Academic Paper
Date published: February 2021
- Low-cost offshore wind farms (OWFs) would increase both energy security and GDP.
- Subsidising the high-cost OWFs would benefit energy security but not the economy.
- Limited negative impacts on seafood sectors by the OWF expansion were identified .
Author / Creator: Pete Richie
Media type: Policy Paper
Date published: August 2014
The food and drink industry is growing, and new businesses are emerging. There’s a bustle of activities in communities, with new growing projects and food networks. The dietary gap between rich and poor is widening, with the rise in food banks; and the public health impact of the Scottish diet is set to grow.