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How schools and caterers can help children learn to love veg

Here at Veg Power, we want to make a difference not just to children’s diets right now, but to create habits that will stay with them as they grow into teenagers and young adults. That’s why we have put schools and caterers at the heart of a framework to create a long-lasting cultural change...

Here at Veg Power, we want to make a difference not just to children’s diets right now, but to create habits that will stay with them as t...

Dan Parker
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Did we really increase veg sales by £63m?

The Eat Them to Defeat Them campaign from Veg Power and ITV has run in both 2019 and 2020 and is set to return in February 2021. National You Gov surveys and commissioned surveys of children, parents and kids who have participated in the Eat Them to Defeat Them schools' campaigns have all reported t...

The Eat Them to Defeat Them campaign from Veg Power and ITV has run in both 2019 and 2020 and is set to return in February 2021. National Yo...

Sara Jones
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A Unique Collaboration to Turbo-Boost Veg

This is a defining moment for the UK vegetable industry, which has the chance to create a prosperous future for itself and boost the health of the nation. It would be easy, in the thick of the Covid storm, to think only about survival, navigating the choppy days and weeks without thought for what c...

This is a defining moment for the UK vegetable industry, which has the chance to create a prosperous future for itself and boost the health...

Michael Barker
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Introducing the Eat Them to Defeat Them Activity Book

Eat Them to Defeat Them is back this October with an action-packed kids’ activity book. Veg Power and ITV have brought together Channel 4 and Sky, and partnered with Change4Life to create an activity book full of puzzles, fun, games and recipes for kids and their families to enjoy. The book has be...

Eat Them to Defeat Them is back this October with an action-packed kids’ activity book. Veg Power and ITV have brought together Channel 4...

Dan Parker
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Are Seasonal Carrots Tastier Carrots?

Have you ever wondered why carrots taste better at different times of the year? We asked Andrew Burgess, Divisional Managing Director of RB Organics – they grow 4,300 tonnes of carrots (6 million bags) each year at their organic farms in Norfolk. Delicious British carrots are in our supermarkets...

Have you ever wondered why carrots taste better at different times of the year? We asked Andrew Burgess, Divisional Managing Director of RB...

Andrew Burgess
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Can Veg Boost Your Immune System?

With the current Covid-19 pandemic, lots of us are concerned about our health and in particular our immunity. Unfortunately, there is lots of misinformation out there, so it is essential to have evidence-based facts, so that we can truly understand the role diet can have, and the important role veg...

With the current Covid-19 pandemic, lots of us are concerned about our health and in particular our immunity. Unfortunately, there is lots...

Dr Glenys Jones
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Let's Get Creative... With Courgettes!

Children and courgettes In my experience, children find the texture of courgettes hard to enjoy… they are classified as ‘slimy veg’ by many children I have worked with. I have found that raw and/or grated courgette can sometimes be eaten more happily than cooked, large chunks. I have also fo...

Children and courgettes In my experience, children find the texture of courgettes hard to enjoy… they are classified as ‘slimy veg’...

Natasha Gavin
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5 Reasons to Eat Seasonal Veg

Walking down the supermarket produce aisles, it can sometimes be difficult to remember that veg has seasons. We have found amazing ways to get veg to be produced, shipped and encouraged to grow year-round. Freezing veg at its peak can have wonderful benefits for freshness, taste and nutrients to mak...

Walking down the supermarket produce aisles, it can sometimes be difficult to remember that veg has seasons. We have found amazing ways to g...

Claire Wright
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Your six-point plan to love food and hate waste!

Here in the UK, we waste more food than you might think. UK households bin 6.6 million tonnes of food every year, which costs the average family with children £730! Luckily, there are a few simple changes you can make that will have an immediate impact. From buying to cooking, here are our top ti...

Here in the UK, we waste more food than you might think. UK households bin 6.6 million tonnes of food every year, which costs the average fa...

Helen White
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URGENT APPEAL: Seasonal Veg

Veg Power has launched an appeal with the backing of chefs and nutritionists nationwide to get the UK eating more seasonal vegetables and support food producers at this critical time. With pubs, restaurants, and hotels currently closed, large quantities of local seasonal vegetables are at risk of g...

Veg Power has launched an appeal with the backing of chefs and nutritionists nationwide to get the UK eating more seasonal vegetables and su...

Dan Parker
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