June 24, 2021

#112 Jon Davies, MD of Levy UK and Ireland, on the Circular Food Economy

Levy UK is the catering and hospitality partner to many of the UK's iconic sport, leisure, heritage, performing venues, conference and exhibition centres – and with that comes great responsibility for a green future. MD of Levy UK and Ireland Jon Davies shares how so much is possible to change within the catering and hospitality industry, and why the future is bright. 

In this inspiring conversation, we learn more about how such a large catering company is tackling food waste and working with sustainable suppliers. We also discuss rewilding land, educating people’s food choices, preparing for this year’s UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), finding sustainable solutions for clients – and the power of oyster mushrooms.


City Harvest: https://www.cityharvest.org.uk/ 

‘No Planet B’ by Mike Berners-Lee: https://www.amazon.co.uk/There-No-Planet-Handbook-Break/dp/1108439586

‘The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals’ by Michael Pollan: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Omnivores-Dilemma-Natural-History-Meals/dp/B079TKZL38/

‘In Defense of Food’ by Michael Pollan: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B079TM1NRS

‘We Are The Weather’ by Jonathan Safran Foer: https://www.amazon.co.uk/We-are-Weather-Saving-Breakfast/dp/0241363330

‘Cooked’ (Documentary Series): https://www.netflix.com/title/80022456

Toast Ale: https://www.toastale.com/

Rubies in the Rubble: https://rubiesintherubble.com/

Flawsome Drinks: https://flawsomedrinks.com/

Dash: https://dash-water.com/

Nurture Brands: https://nurturebrands.com/

Levy: https://levy.co.uk/ 

#45 The Power of AI Technology with Marc Zornes, Co-Founder of Winnow: https://hospitality-mavericks.captivate.fm/episode/45-the-power-of-ai-technology-with-marc-zornes

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