Today, more and more fruit and vegetables from further afield are becoming readily available in our supermarkets, so we can enjoy fresh and exotic fruits and vegetables all year round. But this enjoyment comes at a cost to the planet due to the long distances these foods need to be transported across, in addition to appropriate storage facilities and packages to ensure freshness throughout transportation.
What is food sustainability?
Over the years we’ve become more aware of the ways in which our daily lives impact the planet. This includes the food we eat.
Sustainability has never been more important, with plastics having a devastating impact on wildlife and the environment. Most of us saw David Attenborough’s Blue Planet II where an albatross tried to feed plastic to their chick thinking it was food. However this raises a question, does going plastic free have to be a trade off with nutrition?