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News 8 Inspiration

Fridge or Bust: How Barra Organics Glavanised Their Community

Really encouraging news from our member Barra Organics, who successfully harnessed the support of their local community in Sheffield to save their business. Barra Organics …

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News 9 Best Practice

Top Tips for Cost Savings (Part 1)

The last 12 months have been challenging for almost all Better Food Traders. While the pandemic brought a surge in demand and heightened awareness of …

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News 10 Food policy

Better Food Traders at ORFC 2023

Great to see so many of you at the ORFC panel Radical Retailers: Working Together Better as Traders. For anyone unable to make it, we …

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News 11 Tech

Where Next After Boxmaster?

For many of our members, one of the biggest challenges of 2022 has been how to respond to Boxmaster’s announcement that they will soon cease …

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News 12 Support

Surviving and Thriving: Business Support Week

We are excited to announce that bookings for our Business Support Week in January have opened!  If you’re a Better Food Trader member, you can …

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News 13 Marketing

The power of positive marketing: desperate times need not mean desperate measures

Better Food Trader Project Leader, Julia Kirby-Smith, argues it’s positive marketing that will help you gain and retain customers and members.  ​​Negative marketing is a …

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Start conversations that change the food system Movement-building

Do Better Food

Our food system – the way we produce, eat and buy food – is the single greatest threat to the health of our planet.

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News 14 For customers

Tips from the experts on how to make the most of your fruit and veg

With the cost of food going up daily, it’s more important than ever to make sure we make the most of every mouthful of locally …

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News 15 Community

“We’re not unique, thankfully.” An interview with Regather, a sustainable food hub in Sheffield

Hattie Hammans, in her role with City University’s Food Research Collaboration, spoke to Better Food Trader member Regather, a sustainable food hub in Sheffield. They …

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