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Economy Asks: should food ever be free?

We can't survive without food. And yet we tend to use it to make money. It can be expensive, it can be cheap, but should it ever be free? We spoke to people who's job it is to prepare and sell food and asked them what they thought

The question of how much we pay for our food is a complicated one. The food industry is vast and provides livelihoods for millions of people. But food is also a necessity of life - and we live in a world where some have too much and others not enough. So what if we just gave the stuff away? We asked people working in the industry for their views.

Oh, and we also asked them about the worst customer they'd ever had...

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