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Food



The risk

The food and drink manufacturing sector is the single largest manufacturing sector in the UK. Virtually all of the processes in the modern food system are dependent on cheap oil and therefore the price of our food is directly linked to the price of oil. Over 50% of fossil fuels used in agriculture are fed into the production of fertiliser, currently vital to maintaining domestic food supply.



The opportunity

Less intensive, local food production may… Continue

Added by Pete Russell on December 13, 2008 at 9:06am — No Comments

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