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Tech and Takeaways, by Holly Green

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Takeaways have generally been viewed as an unhealthy selection of food options which are usually ordered as a ‘treat’ on occasion. But how can you avoid being unhealthy when the likes of Chinese, pizzas and curries dominate the takeaway market? Enter Deliveroo. The company’s state of the art technology platform has enhanced food ordering and […]


Foodie Favourites by Ali Gwynne

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Where Brits are headed in the culinary world The results are in and it’s official, we’re a nation of foodies – well, sort of. Coining the term ‘Culinary Magpie’, the latest Great British Chefs Insight report has shown a real resurgence of food trends from 50-60 year ago, with foodies looking to cook things from […]


To see or not to see? How our senses affect our relationship with products, by Ryan Lewis

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Everybody has heard the old adage “you eat with your eyes” but is it true? In the last month over the course of two very different culinary dates, my girlfriend and I have really put that theory to the test. Firstly, an extremely visual food sensation at Leeds’s only Michelin-starred restaurant The Man behind the […]


White wine in spag bol? Whatever next….by Laura Duncan

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There was uproar amongst the foodies this week after TV chef, Mary Berry casually added white wine and cream to her spaghetti bolognaise – even choosing to omit the pasta altogether… Cue Twitter pandemonium with various self-proclaimed foodie experts crumbling under the thought of her ruining this classic comfort dish: “Just watched a cooking programme […]


Shrinkflation, Brexit and the Great Weekly Food Shop by Ali Gwynne

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Brexit’s here to stay, but what does this mean for the food and drink industry? According to The Grocer, most households feel food prices have already risen over the last six months, and they’re not wrong as illustrated by the new buzzword, ‘shrinkflation’ – a practice where manufacturers reduce the size of products, but not […]


Provenance Vs Price: The Future of British Food by Vickie Rogerson

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The discounters are still the darlings of the retail sector and can seemingly do no wrong. Their rapid rise in popularity is continuing to hit the big four’s sales particularly at Asda which is suffering an identity crisis with how it appeals to shoppers since it lost its Low Prices crown. It’s therefore interesting that […]


So Macho….

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Apparently, the number of vegans is growing.  According to new research by Ipsos Mori, commissioned by the Vegan Society, there are 542,000 vegans in Britain – the previous estimate, from 2006, was just 150,000.  And an estimated 500,000 vegetarians are thinking about going vegan too, so there could be more than a million British vegans […]