Your restraint doesn’t stand a chance against the combination of pot and science.
Foodbanks are a lifeline to those in need
16% of adults, and almost one in four parents, are either skipping or seeing someone in their household skipping meals
Your food lacks colour, variety and flavour
One third of food produced worldwide is wasted.
World Food Day, celebrated annually in over 150 countries, aims to promote worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and to raise the awareness of the need to ensure food security and nutritious diets for all. This day provides me the perfect opportunity - as President of Foods at Unilever - to share how we are showing our support this year through our brands, our chefs and our partnerships.
If you work hard, you should be able to feed yourself and your family. In 21st Century Britain, that shouldn't be up for debate. But a shocking new TUC/GQR poll shows that one in eight workers in this country are skipping meals to make ends meet. And 44% - almost half - are worried about meeting basic household expenses, such as food, transport and energy.
World Food Day is a day of action against hunger. Every year on October 16, people around the world come together to show
I tell these mothers to just keep going. Dig for hours to find water underground. Walk for days to find nuts in the bush. Skip meal after meal to keep your children alive. Help is coming. And until then you just have to survive. That's what I tell myself every day when I miss my family painfully and get up, get ready for work, and just keep going.
'I don’t have to decide whether to have food or take a bus to work.'