Horticulture briefing
MP Briefing

Nourishing the Nation: Horticulture

The UK currently produces just 35% of our total fruit and vegetable supply. If we were to increase fruit and vegetable
consumption to seven portions a day, total supply would need to increase by 89%.

A robust, long-term horticulture strategy is needed and any strategic plan to increase fruit and vegetable production must
be coupled with efforts to increase fruit and vegetable consumption.

This would provide opportunities for policy wins, bringing benefits to our health, the environment, employment opportunities, and our food security, as demonstrated by this briefing.

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