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.
Following a poll on Twitter that divided opinion pretty much straight down the middle, a branch of Asda has started stocking bottles of tomato ketchup in the fridge as well as on the shelf. (more on storing tomato ketchup…)
From 23 February, wedding-planning fans of M&S’s Colin the Caterpillar cake will be able to buy Colin and his wife, Connie, for their big day. But at £100 for the pair, is it madness to pay a premium for such novelties? (more on Colin and Connie the Caterpillar…)
Recent research has shown that household food waste has increased for the first time in a decade, meaning the food industry has failed to meet a commitment to cut it by 5% between 2012 and 2015. (more on food waste…)
It’s the most wasteful time of the year – so what do you do with your leftovers once the big day has been and gone?