Author name: Dayna Brackley

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In Conversation With… Louis Bedwell 

In conversation with… is a series of blog posts where I’ll be talking to inspirational people working in the world of food policy.   Today’s in conversation with features Louis Bedwell. He’s the former Managing Director of Mission Ventures, where he helped brands who champion better quality, healthier and more sustainable food.   Our paths crossed as […]

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The price of Easter eggs is soaring – and it’s not for the reason you think

Dayna Brackley, Food Policy Consultant, looks at the cocoa value chain ahead of the Easter weekend in an article for the Independent. She discusses the surge in Easter egg prices, where the root cause extends beyond inflation. Chocolate prices are on the rise due to climate change-induced disruptions in West Africa, where the majority of

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£2.53 per meal? No wonder our school kids are being fed cold potatoes

Dayna Brackley, Food Policy Consultant, discusses the government’s £2.53 per meal rate for school meals in her latest article for the Independent. Highlighting the many challenges caterers face when working to provide nutritious meals amidst rising costs, she stresses the influence of inadequate funding on meal quality. She also discusses the administrative barriers that prevent

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Of course workplaces should make concessions for menopausal women

In her recent article for the Independent, Food Policy Consultant Dayna Brackley highlights the overlooked challenges women face in the workplace around their health needs. She draws on her research into the barriers and enablers to breastfeeding, which was featured in a recent Food Foundation report, and uses the example of breastfeeding in the workplace

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Catch Dayna on The Food Foundation Podcast

Following the launch of The Food Foundation’s recent report, Breaking down barriers to breastfeeding to support healthy weight in childhood, Dayna, Senior Food Policy Consultant, was invited onto The Food Foundation Podcast to talk about the research she contributed to the report. She joined Gemma Ogston, author of The Healing Cookbook and guest presenter, Hannah Brinsden, Head

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Shining a spotlight on nutrition in our early years settings

Our Senior Food Policy Consultant, Dayna, has written an article for Early Years Educator magazine discussing the critical role of nutrition in settings. She explores the policy and data landscape, before examining the many challenges faced by settings, as well as opportunities for improving children’s nutrition. Use the link below to see her key asks

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