Launched in two parts over 2020-2021, the National Food Strategy is an independent review commissioned by government to set out a vision and a plan for a better food system.

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"The strategy sets out thorough consideration of who needs to be responsible for overseeing the transformational change that our food system badly needs, from across national Government departments through to local government, working in partnership with local communities."

Kath Dalmeny, Chief Executive of Sustain

At a time when the fragility of our food, health and ecological systems have never been more apparent, Sustain welcomes this ambitious report and its calls for fundamental change.Compiled below are the related responses, briefings, blogs and publications for our campaigns and alliance members, which dig into the details and set forth our positions.

Read our MP briefing and overview (July 2021)


Sustain's full response to Part 2 (July 2021)


Sustain's full response to Part 1 (July 2020)


Media coverage





The full report is available from the National Food Strategy website.


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