You’d have thought we’d know how to cut an avocado by now, but for some, getting one of their five-a-day can result in them losing a finger. Surely we don’t need warning stickers on our fruit… Or do we? (more on avocado hand…)
Earlier this week a gluten-free passenger on a nine-hour flight was served up a solitary banana and a sachet of salt for his breakfast. Have you witnessed or experienced any dietary requirement fails?
Nope, you’ve not read it wrong – older, wiser individuals are leading cooking classes and offering sage advice for a price. It’s a genuine ‘thing’ and is all down to the growing popularity of the sharing economy.
Decomposing bags of salad, only 16p! Half a dozen roses, give or take a couple of browning blooms, just £5.50! A dented tin of bean for 13 pennies! Is there a limit to you perishable goods bargain hunting?
The lowly in-flight meal rarely springs to mind when reminiscing about holiday highlights. But, will we look back at the dry bread rolls, plastic meats and the stickiest of sticky rice with fonder memories?
Month two in The Lobby – and it’s been a busy 31 days, with plenty of meaningful debates on all manner of topics, impartation of knowledge, some trivia, and even a smattering of humour. (The Lobby in March…)
After months of veg shortages, leading grocers have been busy developing a new generation of fruit and veg that could patch up the gap. Small, but mighty, it’s tipped to be the next health food craze – but will you buy into it? (more on micro fruit and veg…)
Ever tried lining a bin with tinfoil, or making a fresh fruit salad with peach-scented shampoo? Welcome to the world of bizarre supermarket substitutions. Wouldn’t customers be happier with a refund rather than an unsuitable replacement?
Results are in and it would appear that, while some progress has been made, you are still at risk from Campylobacter food poisoning from supermarket chicken.
According to a YouGov poll, almost half of consumers would rather pay more than see their favourite products shrink. Are you among them? (more on shrinkflation…)
This week, six of the world’s largest food manufacturers announced that they will be launching a task force to look at developing a front-of-pack nutrition labelling scheme.
(more on new nutrition labelling scheme…)
Shrove Tuesday also means it’s Pancake Day. But a pancake can take many different forms – it could be a crêpe, drop scone or oatcake to name a few. So are you partial to a pancake, and what would be your pancake of choice?
February saw quite a few comings and goings, not to mention heated debates in the all-new The Lobby. Here’s a brief snapshot of what happened… (more on February in The Lobby…)
If ever there was a reason for eating in season and growing your own veg, it’s now.