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Let's Get Creative... with Asparagus!

Asparagus has been eaten for over 2,000 years(!) and is well known for its delicious taste and succulent texture. The majority of asparagus in the UK is green but you can also get purple or white varieties. It is packed with vitamins and minerals and as spring sees the start of asparagus season, let...

Asparagus has been eaten for over 2,000 years(!) and is well known for its delicious taste and succulent texture. The majority of asparagus...

Zoe Griffiths RNutr
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Raw Power: Ways to Make Snack Time More Interesting

There are so many reasons to get your children to eat raw veg: uncooked veg is sweeter, crunchier, more colourful and it's easier for you (or them) to prepare. Raw veg is also brilliant as a pre-dinner snack or an easy picnic or lunchbox option, and a great way to keep children busy (and well-temper...

There are so many reasons to get your children to eat raw veg: uncooked veg is sweeter, crunchier, more colourful and it's easier for you (o...

Rachel De Thample
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Mushrooms: A Great Natural Source of Vitamin D

Vitamin D has got a lot of press in the last year, for good reason! It's key to supporting a healthy immune system, and an easy one to miss out on in the UK. We all want to know how we can get more of it. The government recommendations remind us it is essential to find good natural sources of Vitam...

Vitamin D has got a lot of press in the last year, for good reason! It's key to supporting a healthy immune system, and an easy one to miss...

Dr Glenys Jones
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How Eat Them To Defeat Them Got Our School Eating More Veg

We kicked off our school ‘Eat Them to Defeat Them’ campaign at Stanah Primary with a launch day: we had a whole school assembly and shared out the many resources, and watched the excitement grow over the poster competition. We launched our ‘Carrot Week’ for the Veg of the Week part of the ca...

We kicked off our school ‘Eat Them to Defeat Them’ campaign at Stanah Primary with a launch day: we had a whole school assembly and shar...

Jemma Shillito
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5 Top Tips for Vegging Up Your January

It’s great to see the national movement towards more plant-based eating - and January is the perfect time to give your diet a reboot. Let's make sure that choosing plant-based eating for January means just that - eating more plants. Check out these top tips to help you eat more veg and make your...

It’s great to see the national movement towards more plant-based eating - and January is the perfect time to give your diet a reboot. Let'...

Azmina Govindji
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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 June 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 that...

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 June 2021. National You Go...

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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