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National Campaign to Turn School Food Transparent Launches This Friday 11th May at Birmingham school

  This Friday, 11 May, at Walsall Academy school in Birmingham, TV presenter and farmer, Adam Henson, is launching his national project to enable every school child across the UK to know where the food on their plate is from.   The project, titled ‘Please Sir! Feed Me Truth’ aims to connect and engage the supply chains behind all school food with what’s on the kid’s pl...

The Happerley Team is Growing!

    It is exciting times here at Happerley HQ! We have been very busy indeed!  Due to the ever rising demand from Producers, Intermediaries, Retailers and Consumers we are taking on new members of the team to help facilitate our growth and to keep on top of the demand.   We are taking on a Process Auditor to work closely with all of our current and new suppliers and...

Feed Me Truth campaign Prepares To Launch

  We are delighted to be working with Adam Henson who will be championing the Feed Me Truth Campaign. A UK media launch is due to take place on 11 May at a school in the Midlands.    Happerley will be working with school catering suppliers to turn their supply chain transparent. By working wih their food ingredients supply chain, using technology and school aids, it ai...

Midcounties Co-operative announces it is the UK’s First Retailer to make Happerley food transparency mandatory.

    At The Ingredients Show, Happerley and Midcounties Cooperative announced that Happerley certification is to become mandatory for all food suppliers across their Best of our Counties range.   This will turn the ingredient supply chains of over 200 ranges of food and drink they retail fully transparent to the consumer, via a QR code, app and certification marque,...

Cotswold Foodies Invited to Join Adam Henson to celebrate Food Provenance at Andoversford Races on Sunday 8th April and Sunday 15th April.

  Farmer and TV presenter, Adam Henson, is inviting everyone who cares about food provenance to join him at the UK’s first Happerley Food Heaven marquee at Andoversford Races on Sunday 8 April, outside Cheltenham. Gates open at 10am.   This pioneering food and drink shopping extravaganza not only showcases local food provenance champions. It showcases a major step for...

First Happerley Food Heaven with Adam Henson Promises to be A Farm to Fork Shopping Extravaganza

  Many champions of provenance have now signed up to the Best of Our Counties Happerley Food Heaven, with Adam Henson, at Andoversford Races, Cheltenham on 8 and 15 April. This pioneering food and drink shopping extravaganza is designed to enable consumers to better appreciate and understand the journey of their food.   It will provide a shopping experience that...

Join Adam Henson's Live Happerley Challenge

Can you survive for seven days only consuming food and drink where you know where it is from?   The challenge is to eat and drink anything you want but only food and drink where you know where the ingredients are from, for a week. Help us raise awareness of how little we know about where our food is from and help drive change for a more transparent and traceable food in...

Happerley commits to creating member-owned entity to validate  UK food provenance

    17 Jan 2018; Gloucestershire: Happerley, the food provenance organisation, held its inaugural Advisory Board meeting last week (12th Jan). It was agreed unanimously to work towards creating an independent member-owned entity to deliver a credible body to validate, certify and promote provenance across the UK food industry for the benefit of both producer and consumer....

Join the provenance debate - catch Happerley in 2018

    It hasn’t started yet but 2018 is already shaping up as a busy year for us here at Happerley HQ. The fun starts in the first week of January with the Oxford Farming Conference , a great curtain-raiser to the new year and a chance to catch up with friends and colleagues from across the industry and hear from leading voices across the sectors. If you’re popping along...

Happerley warns consumers to beware of meat fraud this Christmas

      Dec 2017: Food provenance organisation, Happerley, cautions consumers to beware of the meat they buy for their festive meals this Christmas, and advises them to challenge restaurants, retailers and butchers to name the farm of origin.   It warns that food fraud peaks when supply and demand is most tested, and at Christmas too many low welfare food imports a...