Ethical Consumerism: Good for the Food System?

31 May 2016, 17:00 - 19:00

Seminar room SG2, Alison Richard Building

Sushil Mohan (Business School, Brighton)
Fair trade without the froth

Bev Sedley (Cambridge Sustainable Food)
The Cambridge Sustainable Food Charter


Consumers shape the food system by the products they choose to purchase. Increasingly, consumers in more economically developed countries are choosing locally sourced, organic and fair trade products. This seminar will explore the rationale for and the consequences of these choices. Does fair trade in fact produce positive outcomes for the food system? Do organic foods have any nutritional benefits over conventional foods? We will also explore what is being done locally in Cambridge to promote a sustainable food system.





Open to all.  Registration for sessions is encouraged, please email to Luke ( or Greg (
Part of the Food: Field to Table? Research Group, series

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