Population: 8.2 Million Language: English Cuisine: Meat & heavy starch

Characteristics: In the 17th and 18th century, a hub for new ingredients and spices from far-flung colonies. In recent years, a destination for food innovation.

Important Dishes & Ingredients: Cheese, whiskey, Indian/Southeast Asian dishes

System Challenges: Continued urbanization. Meeting consumer demand for more artisan, organic food. Preserving historic markets like Smithfield.

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London’s Food Web–a Londoner’s Perspective

By Vivian Winterhoff (London). In her sharp, premiere post Vivian introduces us to the London food system from a very intimate perspective–her own. She takes her own food web as a jumping off point to answer some of the most
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