Does food production have to sacrifice the wellbeing of workers, animals, and the environment for the sake of efficiency? Not if you’re in Denmark, it doesn’t.
With its focus on dense, whole grain breads, smoked fish, berries, and a high percentage of plants, Denmark’s Nordic diet has been called “the New Mediterranean diet.” Now, it seems that we might also benefit from studying the nation’s larger structural choices when it comes to making food.
From food waste reduction to better treatment of both animals and people working in the its food industry, here are some lessons that the U.S. could afford to learn from this small northern European nation. Read more →