The Truth About Meat – Chicken nutrition

Earlier this year I helped with some research for the BBC One programme ‘The Truth About Meat’ which was shown on the 29th September. I was delighted to be on camera too with Presenter Chris Bavin talking about the nutritional content of different types of chicken. Analysis of the fat content of five different types of chicken (listed below) was conducted by scientists at the University of Stirling. Cheap supermarket chicken £2.55 per kg Corn-fed chicken £4.40 per kg Free-range supermarket chicken £5.60 per kg Top-end organic supermarket chicken £6.50 per kg Forage diet farm chicken £

A growing trend in food shopping - Have you bought groceries from a Food Assembly yet?

I have recently started shopping at the local Food Assembly set up on the Southside of Edinburgh. The process is simple, after registering with the Food Assembly, I can choose products from a variety of local producers and farmers who are all within about 26 miles of where I live. I place my order on the Food Assembly website before midnight on a Sunday and it’s ready for me to collect on the Tuesday evening from the pub along the street, which doubles as a Food Assembly pop up venue. When I collect my groceries, I can talk to and get to know the producers; understand more about where and how my food is produced; meet other people in my neighbourhood; exchange recipe ideas; enjoy tasters o

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