Aberystwyth University - Menu shows great taste

November 20, 2008

Higher education institutions are not generally noted for the their fine cuisine, but the roast saddle of lamb at Aberystwyth University features in the 2008-09 True Taste Wales Food & Drink Awards. Kevan Downing, the university's head of hospitality, and farms manager Huw McConochie, have been working to introduce a healthy menu in the university's restaurants by using meat and vegetables grown on the university's farms. This has led to a significant drop in food miles, with university-produced meat clocking up just 36 miles from farm gate to plate.

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