02 Dec '11, 11am

#Danish Government aim for 60% #organic food in public sector kitchens. Jealous? A little...

Danish Government aim for 60% organic food in public sector kitchens 01 December 2011 The Danish Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Mette Gjerskov, recently announced the ambitious target that 60% of the food cooked in public sector kitchens – including hospitals, schools and care homes – be organic. In a development that reinforces the disparity in funding and support for organic in Britain compared with the rest of Europe - a gap highlighted in the Soil Association’s ‘The Lazy Man of Europe’ report – the Danish government’s new national budget makes significant provision for the targets. The government has reserved €10m over the next two years, which will help provide the guidance and support required to increase the amount of organic food in public kitchens to 60%. With around 500,000 meals served every day in public sector kitchens across the country, the mo...

Full article: http://www.soilassociation.org/news/newsstory/articleid/2...

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