Welcome to Food for Thought - a collection of stories, ideas and news relating to the significance of food from the land, the sea and the air.
Issues from child poverty to obesity are being neglected by government, says Prof Neena Modi
The average Briton consumes 50 per cent more calories than they realise, according to the first estimates from the Office for National Statistics.
Food has been served in the sky since October 11, 1919, when pre-packed lunch boxes were dished out on a Handley-Page flight from London.
A Scottish council is planning to provide school meals 365 days a year to children from low income families.
A link between highly processed foods and cancer has been suggested by French researchers.
The airline says it will bring the farm-to-table concept to the skies
On Wednesday, the first ever budget flight from London to South America departs from Gatwick airport.
"Schools are not the answer to childhood obesity epidemic, study shows," reports The Guardian.
Children have a "huge lack of knowledge" when it comes to knowing how and where their food is produced, the NFU has said.