Joanna Blythman is an award-winning investigative journalist, the author of seven landmark books on food issues, and one of the most authoritative, influential commentators on the British food chain. 

Her writing covers a broad sweep of subjects, encompassing topics as diverse as supermarket domination, the environmental impact of salmon farming, the validity of healthy eating advice, farm animal cloning, and the causes of food price rises and obesity.

Joanna’s writing offers a 360 degree angle on the big food questions of the day. She is also a highly regarded restaurant reviewer.

A great believer in basing your diet on whole, unprocessed food that you cook yourself, Joanna is a passionate supporter of independent shops, markets and similar non-supermarket outlets.

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Guild of Food Writers Food Writer of the Year 2018:

"This is a writer you know you can trust- a crucial voice on the British food scene. She takes risks and puts herself in the firing line, in order to deliver the truth to the reader. Always informative, always accessible”