Activities and Outputs – Food Systems SPF

The programme will produce a variety of activities and outputs aiming to address health, environmental and social challenges.

Mapping the UK Food System

Mapping the UK Food System – A Report for the UKRI Transforming UK Food Systems Programme is the first report from the programme.

Cover of the report Mapping the UK Food System

The research, published in November 2020, draws together publicly available data sources, public documents and research articles to map and quantify the food system. The findings reveal the economic value of the UK food industry while highlighting number of negative outcomes in the current system. These include a heavy reliance on imports, skills shortages, poor working conditions, unsustainable production methods and diet-related disease.

Download the full report (PDF, 6.3MB)

Download the Executive Summary only (PDF, 1.6MB)

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