British Food Fortnight could mean £bns in rural pockets

Shirley, Andrew; Harris, Robert
September 2003
Farmers Weekly;9/19/2003, Vol. 139 Issue 12, p21
Trade Publication
Focuses on the British Food Fortnight (BFF) campaign, to be held from September 20 to October 5, 2003, that aims to build a national awareness about regional food and drink. Percentage of the total food and drink turnover in Britain that is comprised by regional food; Percentage of retailers who reported increased sales after joining BFF in 2002.


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