Good Enough to Eat

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Activity 1 Food web
Use the Internet to find some more background information about the food industry. If you want to find out more about the variety of food products, or if you are wondering whether your future might be in this field of employment, use the Search facility on you web browser to look up some famous names. Some relevant sites are listed below.

If you would like to find out more about Nestlé, then go to their website, which gives you and insight into the company, its research, products, sales, staffing and history:
http://www.nestle.co.uk

The Cadbury's website provides details of the company history and the history of chocolate:
http://www.cadbury.co.uk

If you have a particular interest in chocolate, then visit the exploratorium website at:
http://www.exploratorium.edu/exploring/exploring_chocolate/index.html
Click first on 'Chocolate Encyclopedia' and then on 'The production process'.

The website 'Wayne's this and that' also contains information about chocolate:
http://www.waynesthisandthat.com

http://www.brookfieldengineering.com

2.4 Measuring flow rates

http://www.omega.com/techref/flowmetertutorial.html

Teacher Guide

Activity 24 Too much packaging

http://www.bpf.co.uk/bpfindustry/process_plastics_recycling.cfm
http://www.recycling-guide.org.uk/plastic.html
http://www.food.gov.uk/
http://www.thesite.org/healthandwellbeing/fitnessanddiet/food/foodpackaging
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/design/foodtech/packaginglabellingrev1.shtml

Activity 25 Food miles

Find out about food miles. The following websites may help:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/food_matters/foodmiles.shtml
http://www.fwi.co.uk/gr/foodmiles/facts.html
http://statistics.defra.gov.uk/esg/reports/foodmiles/final.pdf
http://www.i-sis.org.uk/FMAS.php
http://www.mcspotlight.org/media/reports/foodmiles.html