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What does local sourcing really mean?

By Becky Paskin , 29-Sep-2010
Last updated on 14-Dec-2010 at 14:28 GMT2010-12-14T14:28:13Z

What does local sourcing really mean?

Local sourcing is a term the whole nation is aware of, but what does it really mean?

At the latest Restaurant Roundtable event, a selection of restaurant and catering operators discussed the issues surrounding local sourcing.

Why should restaurants source their produce locally, what makes a product truly local, and should operators have a responsibility to educate diners about the benefits of this eco-friendly practice?

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