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Nutrition: Public Private Partnerships

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 138001, tabled on 10 March 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of a public-private partnership in the UK to increase the low levels of fibre intakes amongst the public.

Answered on

18 March 2022

Defra is working with stakeholders across the food system to explore options for delivering healthier and more sustainable diets.

We have discussed a range of options to help increase consumption of fibre, fruit and vegetables (including the role of public private partnerships) and will continue to engage with industry and experts in the weeks and months ahead.