Why Norfolk & Suffolk are key to plant based innovation
Clarke Willis from the FEP has recently written a fantastic article for the July issue of Anglia Farmer Magazine (which also features on the Natural Products Online website, in which Novo Farina are mentioned.
The truth is that if you’re in the food industry, you’re in the health industry – and we have a responsibility to consider the products we are feeding people in order to reduce obesity, cholesterol and diabetes.
Highly processed food has zero nutritional value, and in Norfolk and Suffolk we have an opportunity to create a supply chain to produce healthy nutritional food – something that has been close to my heart for years.
The two counties produce 11% of the UK’s agricultural output including 17% of its fruit and vegetables, but most of what is produced here is taken outside the region to be processed. Meanwhile, if we look at pulses and pea-based products, the majority are grown in China and Canada....