Oilseed rape in flower©Tim Scrivener
A guaranteed premium price and a secure market has encouraged Mark Bowsher-Gibbs to grow oilseed rape – with the rapeseed oil destined to end up in a jar of mayonnaise. Turn a jar of Hellmann’s around and on the back the list of contents shows it is made up of 78% rapeseed oil, which comes from UK farms growing oilseed rape sustainably. Mr Bowsher-Gibbs has just cut his fourth crop of nearly 1,000 tonnes destined for mayonnaise and is making […]